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vltsv: mutual converter between TSV and Villa database


vltsv - mutual converter between TSV and Villa database


vltsv import [-bin] name
vltsv export [-bin] name


This manual page documents briefly the vltsv commands.

The command vltsv features mutual conversion between a database of Villa 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. 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#villacli.
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 ':' ' ' | vltsv import casket

Thus, to retrieve the information of a user `mikio', perform the following command.
vlmgr get casket mikio


QDBM was written by Mikio Hirabayashi <mikio [at] fallabs.com>.

This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <ukai [at] debian.or.jp>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


qdbm(3), vlmgr(1), villa(3), vlopen(3).