Manual page for ott(4)
ott - FACE object architecture information
object architecture stores information about object-types in an
file named .ott (object type table)
that is contained in each directory.
This file describes all of the objects in that directory.
Each line of the .ott file contains
information about one object in pipe-separated fields.
The fields are (in order):
the name of the actual system file.
the name that should be displayed to the user,
or a dot if it is the same as the name of the file.
the description of the object,
or a dot if the description is the default (the same as object-type).
internal object type name.
object specific flags.
- mod time
the time that
last modified the object.
The time is given as number of seconds since 1/1/1970, and is in
- object information
an optional field, contains a set of semi-colon separated
name=value fields that can be used by
any other information necessary to describe this object.
.ott is created in any directory opened by FACE.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97