Do not copy files to the spool directory (the default).
Copy files to the spool directory for transfer.
Make directories for the copy when they don't exist (the default).
Do not make directories when they don't exist.
Set grade (priority) of job.
x is typically a single letter or digit,
where a and 1 give the highest transfer priority.
Use uuglist to show values for
Print the uucp job number.
When copy is complete, send mail to person who issued uucp command.
When copy is complete, send mail to
Queue job, but don't start transfer program (uucico).
Send transfer status to
file (a full pathname);
Debug at level
n (0-9); higher numbers give more output.
This shell script sends a compressed file to system orca:
cat send_itcompress $1 uucp -C -n$2 -m $1.Z orca\!/usr/spool/uucppublic uncompress $1
With -C, the transfer is made on a copy in the spool directory. (Normally, uucp gets the file from its original location, so you couldn't rename it or uncompress it until the call goes through.) The script also notifies sender and recipient when the transfer finishes. Here's a sample run:
send_it chapter1 bob