Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of file2ring


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02/26/12 12:25:17 (10 years ago)
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     3= [wiki:Earthworm Earthworm] Module: file2ring = 
     4'''Contributed by: Lynn Dietz''' 
     5== Function == 
     6Load contents of file into a ring. 
     7== Details == 
     8Reads the contents of a single-message plain text file and places it in a specified Earthworm transport ring with the given message logo. Look at the earthworm.d and earthworm_global.d for message types you can send, and module names you can send the messages to. 
     9 
     10Useful for feeding known messages to Earthworm modules for testing. 
     11 
     12Usage: file2ring <filename> <ring_name> <installation_id> <module_id> <message_type> 
     13Example: file2ring test.arc HYPO_RING INST_MENLO MOD_EQPROC TYPE_HYP2000ARC 
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     15Example 2: file2ring reconfigure.txt WAVE_RING INST_CIT MOD_STARTSTOP TYPE_RECONFIG 
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     17In Example 2 contents of reconfigure.txt is the word "reconfigure"... This example sends "Startstop" the message to reconfigure, which is the same as typing 'recon' in the interactive startstop console window. 
     18== Helpful Hints ==