makegdbm man page

makegdbm — Make a GDBM database from stdin

Synopsis

makegdbm [options] gdbmname

Description

makegdbm allows a GBDM database to be formed from input read from stdin. gdbmname is the name of the GBDM database to create, ususally the name of this file will end in .db. If the file allready exists is will be overwritten. The format of the input is key, value pairs separated by a colon (:).

Example:

this is a key:this is a value

Options

-h, --help:
Print usage information.
-u, --undo:
Print content of database file, one entry a line.

See Also

gdbm(3)

Author

Horms <horms@verge.net.au>

Referenced By

perditiondb(5).

25th December 2000