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@@ -2990,7 +2990,8 @@ for the user @command{dicod} is started as.
Other options are:
@deffn {gcide parameter} idxdir directory
-Specifies alternate directory for the @file{CIDE.IDX} index file.
+Specifies the directory where the @file{CIDE.IDX} index file resides
+or should reside.
@end deffn
@deffn {gcide parameter} index-cache-size size
@@ -3014,6 +3015,12 @@ fields have been filled in}, so it might be reasonable to avoid
displaying them at all.
@end deffn
+ Starting from version 0.51, GCIDE contains the file @file{INFO},
+which provides basic information about the dictionary. The
+@command{gcide} module returns contents of this file at the
+@samp{SHOW INFO} request. The first line of this file (with the
+trailing newline and final point removed) is returned as the short
+database description.
Here's a full example of a @samp{gcide} as used in
@@ -3024,28 +3031,13 @@ load-module gcide;
database @{
name "gcide";
- handler "gcide dbdir=/var/dictdb/gcide suppress-pr";
+ handler "gcide dbdir=/var/dictdb/gcide-0.51 suppress-pr";
languages-from "en";
languages-to "en";
- description "Collaborative International Dictionary"
- " of English";
- info <<EOT
-The dictionary was derived from the
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- Version published 1913
- by the C. & G. Merriam Co.
- Springfield, Mass.
- Under the direction of
- Noah Porter, D.D., LL.D.
@end group
@end example
- The dots represent further content of the description which is too
-big and irrelevant to copy it here.
* idxgcide::
@end menu

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