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rxstack(1) General Commands Manual rxstack(1)


rxstack - The Regina Rexx Interpreter stack daemon


rxstack [ -D ] -d | -k


rxstack is a daemon that provides access to Regian Rexx external queues directly to Regina Rexx programs or indirectly (via rxqueue) to any other program via stdin and stdout Without any options, rxstack runs in the foreground.


Sets debugging on

Starts rxstack as a daemon

Kills the running rxstack process.


rxstack uses the following environment variables if set.

Enables debugging. Same as specifying -D option.

The port number on which rxstack listens. By default this is 5757.

The name of the queue to be used if not specified by the client using rxstack. By default this is SESSION.


The Regina Rexx interpreter is distributed under the GNU Library General Public License, see the file `COPYING-LIB' in the source code distribution.


Anders Christensen, University of Trondheim, Norway <>.


Changes to Regina since 0.07a, Mark Hessling <mark (at)> with significant assistance from Florian Grosse-Coosmann.

See Also


There are several good reference books on Rexx. The most famous is "The Rexx Language" by Mike Cowlishaw. Visit (The Rexx Language Association) for any Rexx related information.