dptsv man page

dptsv — mutual converter between TSV and QDBM Depot database

Synopsis

dptsv import [-bnum num] [-bin] name
dptsv export [-bin] name

Description

This manual page documents briefly the dptsv commands.

The command dptsv features mutual conversion between a database of Depot and a TSV text. This command is useful when data exchange with another version of QDBM or another DBM, or when data exchange between systems which have different byte orders. This command is used in the above format. name specifies a database name.

The subcommand export reads TSV data from the standard input. If a key overlaps, the latter is adopted. -bnum specifies the number of the elements of the bucket array. The subcommand import writes TSV data to the standard output.

Options

A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the file:///usr/share/doc/qdbm-doc/spex.html#depotcli.

-bnum num
specify the number of the elements of the bucket array.
-bin
treat records as Base64 format.

Examples

For example, to make a database to search `/etc/password' by a user name, perform the following command.
cat /etc/passwd | tr ':' ' ' | dptsv import casket

Thus, to retrieve the information of a user `mikio', perform the following command.
dpmgr get casket mikio

See Also

qdbm(3), dpmgr(1), dpopen(3).

Author

QDBM was written by Mikio Hirabayashi <mikio@fallabs.com>.

This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <ukai@debian.or.jp>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Referenced By

dpmgr(1).

2005-05-23 Man Page Quick Database Manager