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Manual Reference Pages  -  GENISOIMAGERC (5)

NAME

genisoimagerc - startup configuration file for genisoimage

CONTENTS

Description
Examples
Authors

DESCRIPTION

genisoimage(1) searches for a configuration file in several places; it uses the first one it is able to open. First, if the GENISOIMAGERC environment variable is set, its value is used as the filename; likewise for the MKISOFSRC environment variable. Next, genisoimage looks for files named .genisoimagerc or .mkisofsrc, first in the current working directory, then in the user’s home directory. Next, it looks for /etc/genisoimagerc. Finally, it looks for a .genisoimagerc in the same directory as genisoimage itself is stored.

The .genisoimagerc file contains lines of the form
TAG=value
where TAG is one of the settings defined below. The case of the tag is not significant. All settings have command-line equivalents; if the command-line parameter is specified, it takes priority over the configuration file.

Blank lines and lines beginning with ‘#’ are ignored.

CONFIGURATION SETTINGS

ABST The abstract information, typically the name of a file on the disc containing an abstract. There is space for 37 characters. Equivalent to the -abstract command-line option.
APPI The application identifier should describe the application that will be on the disc. There is space for 128 characters. Equivalent to the -A command-line option.
BIBL The bibliographic information, often the name of a file on the disc containing a bibliography. There is space for 37 characters. Equivalent to the -biblio command-line option.
COPY The copyright information, typically the name of a file on the disc containing the copyright notice. There is space for 37 characters. Equivalent to the -copyright command-line option.
HFS_TYPE The default TYPE for Macintosh files. Must be exactly 4 characters. Equivalent to the -hfs-type command-line option. The default value is TEXT.
HFS_CREATOR The default CREATOR for Macintosh files. Must be exactly 4 characters. Equivalent to the -hfs-creator command-line option. The default value is Unix.
PREP This should describe the preparer of the CD-ROM, usually with a mailing address and phone number. There is space for 128 characters. Equivalent to the -p command-line option.
PUBL This should describe the publisher of the CD-ROM, usually with a mailing address and phone number. There is space for 128 characters. Equivalent to the -publisher command-line option.
SYSI The System Identifier. There is space for 32 characters. Equivalent to the -sysid command-line option.
VOLI The Volume Identifier. There is space for 32 characters. Equivalent to the -V command-line option.
VOLS The Volume Set Name. There is space for 128 characters. Equivalent to the -volset command-line option.
genisoimage can also be configured at compile time with defaults for many of these fields. See the file defaults.h.

EXAMPLES

The following file
COPY=src/COPYING
SYSI=Multics 75

is equivalent to the genisoimage command-line parameters
-copyright src/COPYING -sysid \(dqMultics 75\(dq

SEE ALSO

genisoimage(1).

AUTHORS

See the genisoimage(1) manual page for credits for the genisoimage program and documentation.
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