cookietool - program to operate cookie (fortune) database
This manual page documents briefly the cookietool
This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has some plaintext
documentation, see below.
is a program that should be used to sort, clear and maintain
cookie database in standard fortune(6) format, i.e. list of cookies
delimited with line containing a single percent (' %
can now understand another formats and convert cookie
database between them.
A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the
documentation in /usr/share/doc/cookietool
- Shows summary of options.
- case sensitive comparisons.
- how fussy about word delimiters? (default: 2)
- delete cookies that are 'abbreviations' of another,
- passive, don't delete anything.
- sort cookies; looking after last line only; looking after
last word only; starting after the last <sep>, e.g. '-s--'; by
- treat 'abbreviations' as doubles (i.e. delete them from the
- input file format - -f3: cookies are separated by '%%'
lines; -f2: cookies are separated by '%' lines (DEFAULT); -f1: each line
is a cookie; -f0: each word is a cookie.
- force output in a different file format, see -f.
- overwrite directly without temporary file. CAUTION
Upstream author and Aminet cookietool.lha package with AmigaOS binaries uploader
is Wilhelm Noeker, <email@example.com>. Unix manpages (including this
one) and makefile are maintained by Miros/law L. Baran
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. This manual page uses many excerpts from the
original README file.