dptsv - mutual converter between TSV and QDBM Depot database
dptsv import [-bnum num] [-bin] name
dptsv export [-bin] name
This manual page documents briefly the dptsv commands.
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 file:///usr/share/doc/qdbm-doc/spex.html#depotcli.
specify the number of the elements of the bucket array.
-bin 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
dpmgr get casket mikio
qdbm(3), dpmgr(1), dpopen(3).
QDBM was written by Mikio Hirabayashi <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for
the Debian project (but may be used by others).