indexdump man page

indexdump — Show the content of the index file


indexdump [options] file [ tag ]

where options are

--debug         output record separator (default newline)
--type          specifies the num/date/char type of the index
--start         defines the value to start dump from
--n             prints also the total number of records
                in the file


indexdump rooms.cdx FACILITY
indexdump --debug=14 --start=Dub rooms.cdx ROOMNAME


Indexdump prints to standard output the content of the index file. The type of the index is one of those supported by the XBase::Index Perl module (cdx, idx, ntx, ndx, mdx).

The output contains the index key and the value, which is the record number in the correcponding dbf file.

For mulitag index files (like cdx), you need to specify the tag name to get the actual data.

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See Also

perl(1); XBase::Index(3)


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