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Manual Reference Pages  -  WMIIR (1)

NAME

wmiir - The wmii 9P filesystem client

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Arguments
Commands
Environment
See Also

SYNOPSIS

wmiir [-a <address>] {create | ls [-dlp] | read | remove | write} <file>

wmiir [-a <address>] xwrite <file> <data> ...

wmiir -v

DESCRIPTION

wmiir is a simple 9P filesystem client which ships with wmii, and connects to its virtual filesystem by default. wmiir is most often used to query and issue commands to wmii, both from the command line and from its sh-based configuration scripts.

ARGUMENTS

-a The address at which to connect to wmii.

COMMANDS

create <file>
  Creates a new file or directory in the filesystem. Permissions and file type are inferred by wmii. The contents of the standard input are written to the new file.
ls [-dlp] <path>
  Lists the contents of <path>.

Flags:
 
-d Don’t list the contents of directories.
-l Long output. For each file, list its permissions, owner, group, size (bytes), mtime, and name.
-p Print the full path to each file.
 
read <file>
  Reads the entire contents of a file from the filesystem. Blocks until interrupted or EOF is received.

Synonyms: cat

remove <path>
  Removes <path> from the filesystem.

Synonyms: rm

write <file>
  Writes the contents of the standard input to <file>.
xwrite <file> <data> ...
  Writes each argument after <file> to the latter.

ENVIRONMENT

$WMII_ADDRESS
  The address at which to connect to wmii.
$NAMESPACE
  The namespace directory to use if no address is provided.

SEE ALSO

wmii(1), libixp[2]

[1] http://www.suckless.org/wiki/wmii/tips/9p_tips

[2] http://libs.suckless.org/libixp

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