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--- a/
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@@ -108,6 +108,23 @@ All code in this repository may be used under the terms of the BSD-2-Clause
(db-infoscreen, see COPYING) and MIT (jquery, jqueryui, and marquee libraries;
see the respective files) licenses. Attribution is appreciated.
+Background Data Updates
+db-infoscreen can use <>
+to show scheduled ICE/IC types (ICE 1/2/3/4/T, IC 1/2), wagon orders, and other
+attributes. It expects the file to be provided in `share/zugbildungsplan.json`.
+As this information is updated regularly, the file is not shipped as part of
+this db-infoscreen distribution. It is recommended to retrieve it a few minutes
+after midnight via a daily cronjob. See `examples/dbf_update_zugbildungsplan`
+for a shell script.
+DBF will periodically reload `share/zugbildungsplan.json`. You can use your
+service supervisor (e.g. `systemctl reload db-infoscreen`) to force an
+immediate reload. You may also ignore the file entirely; it is entirely
System requirements
diff --git a/examples/dbf_update_zugbildungsplan b/examples/dbf_update_zugbildungsplan
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..816495e
--- /dev/null
+++ b/examples/dbf_update_zugbildungsplan
@@ -0,0 +1,9 @@
+set -eu
+wget -qO share/
+chmod 644 share/
+mv share/ share/zugbildungsplan.json