dptsv - mutual converter between TSV and QDBM Depot database
] [-bin] name
This manual page documents briefly the dptsv
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.
A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the
- -bnum num
- specify the number of the elements of the bucket
- treat records as Base64 format.
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
dpmgr get casket mikio
QDBM was written by Mikio Hirabayashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <email@example.com>, for
the Debian project (but may be used by others).