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PDBV

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: November 06, 2004
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NAME

pdbv - generate a (X)HTML view of the dpkg or rpm database  

SYNOPSIS

pdbv [options]  

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents the pdbv command. The program generates a navigable view of the dpkg or rpm database of the system it is invoked on. The resulting (X)HTML output can be viewed with a browser.

It starts to look for a file named /etc/pdbv/pdbvrc then for files named $HOME/.pdbvrc and $HOME/.pdbvrc2. Finally it uses command line arguments.

 

OPTIONS

The programs follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-d, --dir=/path
Output directory. A directory called pdbv will be created in there.
--xhtml
Generate XHTML output (default).
--listing=type
Type of listing : basic, group (by section/group), date, all. (this option applies to xhtml/html output) (missing in pdbv 2.0.x)
--light
Run faster but generate a less polished output. For instance, links will not be created from urls and emails. You should not use this option unless pdbv take more than a minute to run.
-f, --force
Update all entries, even if they seem up-to-date.
--debug
Print out debug messages, use warnings.
--cron=delay
Run only if the cron delay specified on the command line is equal to the cron delay specified in the configuration file. This option is used in /etc/cron.d/pdbv
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
--version
Show version of program.
 

SEE ALSO

dpkg(8), rpm(8).
 

AUTHORS

Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org>, Paulo Miguel Peralta Ferreira <pmpf@ist.utl.pt>, Federico Montesino Pouzols <fedemp@suidzer0.org>, Arkadiusz Lipiec <A.Lipiec@elka.pw.edu.pl>, Florian M. Weps <fmw@debian.org>.
This manual page was written by Florian M. Weps, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

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