pilot-read-todos - Man Page

Syncronize your Palm ToDo application's database with your desktop machine.


pilot-link: Userland conduits


pilot-read-todos [-p|--port <port>] [-q|--quiet] [-A|--archived] [-w|--write]

pilot-read-todos [-f|--file  file] [-A|--archived] [-w|--write]

pilot-read-todos [--version] [-?|--help] [--usage]


pilot-read-todos will read the ToDo database on the Palm handheld, or read the ToDoDB.pdb file directly from disk on your desktop machine, and print the contents to STDOUT (generally the screen).

Use only one of --port or --file.


pilot-read-todos option

                       -f, --file file

Read a local todo database file from disk for printing. Excludes --port.

                       -A, --archived

Write archived entries only, in human-readable format

                       -w, --write

Write output - every operation must include a write command.

Conduit Options

                       -p, --port port

Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld device. If this is not specified, pilot-read-todos will look for the $PILOTPORT environment variable. If neither are found or supplied, pilot-read-todos will print the usage information.

Excludes --file.


Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message

                       -v, --version

Display version of pilot-read-todos and exit without connecting.

Help Options

                       -h, --help

Display the help synopsis for pilot-read-todos and exit without connecting.


Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.


Connect to a target Palm handheld and read the ToDo database, or read the ToDoDB.pdb file from disk and print the entries found to STDOUT.


Read the on-Palm ToDo database, and dump to STDOUT.

pilot-read-todos  -w  -p  /dev/pilot

Read the ToDoDB.pdb file on disk, and dump to STDOUT

pilot-read-todos  -w  -f  ToDoDB.pdb


pilot-read-todos was originally written by Kenneth Albanowski


Known Bugs

pilot-read-todos does not support Notes attached to ToDo items at this time.

Reporting Bugs

We have an online bug tracker. Using this is the only way to ensure that your bugs are recorded and that we can track them until they are resolved or closed. Reporting bugs via email, while easy, is not very useful in terms of accountability. Please point your browser to http://bugs.pilot-link.org: http://bugs.pilot-link.org and report your bugs and issues there.

See Also

install-todo (1), install-todos (1), pilot-link(7)


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