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CATDIC(1) General Commands Manual CATDIC(1)


catdic - Download a dictionary


catdic [{-cs|-cannaserver} canna-server] [-i|-u user-name] remote-dic [-l local-file]


catdic downloads a dictionary file to the current directory. The file downloaded is a dictionary file the dictionary name of which is remote-dic. It is in the user dictionary directory of the machine on which cannaserver(1M) is in operation. (Hereafter, this machine is called the remote host.)


Specifies the name of the server machine that contains a dictionary to be downloaded.
Downloads the system dictionary.
Specifies the user name. Another user's dictionary can be referenced by this user name.
local-file is the dictionary file name. If it is omitted, the standard output will be assumed.


% catdic test

Outputs the contents of dictionary file ``test'' on the remote host, to the standard output.

% catdic test -l test2.t

Downloads dictionary file ``test'' on the remote host to current directory file ``test2.t''.


cannaserver(1M), lsdic(1), mkdic(1)