Products and Parameters Reference
is a Unix file or directory that can be requested from Eli
(see Top of Eli User Interface Reference Manual).
allow the requestor to control some characteristics of the
This document defines the available products and associated parameters.
It is intended as a reference manual rather than a tutorial.
The products and parameters are grouped by function;
use the index to find a particular product or parameter by name.
Eli's products and parameters can be divided into six groups:
The processor group allows a user to generate a processor and extract it
from Eli, in either executable or source form, or to copy the complete set of
files defining a processor.
Inconsistencies in the specifications cause Eli to set either warning or abort
status for the request being made; additional information about these
inconsistencies can be obtained via the diagnostic group of products.
Even though a set of specifications is consistent, it may not be correct.
The testing product group should be used to exercise the processor,
verifying that the specifications solve the proper problem.
Products and parameters in the document group provide formatted
versions of specifications that can be put on paper or rendered as
Finally, the derivation group allows the user to obtain information
about the details of how products are derived and influence the derivation
process in certain ways.