In article <4fil5l$rca at shellx.best.com>, jquinn at shellx.best.com (Dr.Greg
>>Does anyone know of pre-existing scripts that could be run as a cron job
>and would automatically fetch databases in the early hours of the morning
>and format them into gcg format? I can and will write some progs/scripts
>myself, but I thought that this might be something that other people have
>already developed (and I didn't want to re-invent the wheel here).
I am hesitant to respond, since I am by no means a GCG guru. We no longer
run gcg on our SS-20 but when we did I used the get_gbnew script provided
by GCG to download and convert daily updates. It requires minimal
run under SunOS 5.3. I've heard that it may not work as well under
different Unix flavors, but you might want to give it a try and if it
fails you could give GCG a call. They can probably help you.
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