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gwd - Launches the GeneWeb Process


gwd [ command-line switches ]


gwd launches the GeneWeb "daemon" process. Once this is done, you can attach to it using
a web browser to view your genealogical data.
Connect to the GeneWeb process using a standard web browser using the following:
where "base" is the name of the database file.
GeneWeb is coded in the functional language Objective CAML, and can be extended with byte-
code or compiled code written in that language.

The primary documentation of gwd is in the HTML , documentation, which you can find in the
documentation directory (/usr/share/doc/geneweb on Debian systems).
Please look there for complete and up-to-date documentation.

GeneWeb Options

-help Show possible options and switches

-hd <dir>
Path to the 'lang' directory

-dd <dir>
Path to the documentation directory

-bd <dir>
Path to the GeneWeb database.

-wd <dir>
Path to the socket communications (Windows) and access count.

-cgi Force cgi mode.

-images_url <url>
URL for GeneWeb images (default: gwd send them)

-images_dir <url>
Same than previous but directory name relative to current

-a <ip> Select a specific address (default = any address of this computer)

-p <number>
Select a port number (default = 2317); > 1024 for normal users.

Display a link to local gwsetup in bottom of pages.

-wizard <passwd>
Set a wizard password: access to all dates and updating.

-friend <passwd>
Set a friend password: access to all dates.

-wjf Wizard just friend (permanently)

-lang <lang>
Set a default language (default: en).

-blang <lang>
Select the user browser language if any.

-only <address>
Only accept queries from IP address <address>.

-auth <file>
Authorization file to restrict access. The file must hold lines of the form

-log <file>
Redirect log trace to this file.

-nolock Do not lock files before writing.

-robot_xcl <cnt>,<sec>
Exclude connections when more than <cnt> requests in <sec> seconds.

-login_tmout <sec>
Login timeout for entries with passwords in CGI mode (default 1800s)

-redirect <addr>
Send a message to say that this service has been redirected to <addr>

Print the failed passwords in log

-max_clients <num>
Max number of clients treated at the same time (default: no limit) (daemon only)

-conn_tmout <sec>
Connection timeout (default 120s; 0 means no limit)

-daemon Unix daemon mode.

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