hvmgr - Man Page

administration utility for QDBM Hovel


hvmgr create [-qdbm bnum dnum ] [-s] name
hvmgr store [-qdbm] [-kx] [-vx|-vf] [-insert] name key val
hvmgr delete [-qdbm] [-kx] name key
hvmgr fetch [-qdbm] [-kx] [-ox] [-n] name key
hvmgr list [-qdbm] [-ox] name
hvmgr optimize [-qdbm] name


This manual page documents briefly the hvmgr commands.

hvmgr is a utility for debugging Hovel and its applications. It features editing and checking of a database. It can be used for database applications with shell scripts. This command is used in the above format.  name specifies a database name. key specifies the key of a record. val specifies the value of a record.


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

-qdbm [bnum dnum]

use `gdbm_open2' to open the database. bnum specifies the number of the elements of the bucket array. dnum specifies the number of division of the database.


make the file sparse.


treat key as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.


treat val as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.


read the value from a file specified with val.


specify the storing mode for `GDBM_INSERT'.


treat the output as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.


do not output the trailing newline.

See Also

qdbm(3), hovel(3).


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).


2005-05-23 Man Page Quick Database Manager