Section: User Commands (1)Updated: 25th December 2000Local indexUp
makegdbm - Make a GDBM database from stdin
makegdbm [options] gdbmname
makegdbm allows a GBDM database to be formed
from input read from stdin. gdbmname is the name of the GBDM database
to create, ususally the name of this file will end in .db. If the file
allready exists is will be overwritten. The format of the input is
key, value pairs separated by a colon (:).