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mfdbtool - Mailfromd database management tool


mfdbtool [OPTION...]


mfdbtool -- Mailfromd database management tool

Database management commands
compact the database
delete given entries from the database
delete expired entries from the database
list given database (default cache)
Command modifiers
with --compact or --expire: apply the operation to all available databases
set debugging level
DB file name to operate upon
format of the DB file to operate upon
ignore failed reads while compacting the database
predict when the user will be able to send next message
Configuration modifiers
set database expiration interval to NUMBER seconds
set new program state directory
Global debugging settings
set Mailutils debugging level

--[no-]debug-line-info show source info with debugging messages

Configuration handling
load this configuration file; implies --no-config
check configuration file syntax and exit
verbosely log parsing of the configuration files
do not load site-wide configuration file
set configuration parameter
Informational options
show configuration file summary
show compilation options
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.


Written by Sergey Poznyakoff.


Report bugs to <>. mailfromd home page: <>


Copyright © 2005-2022 Sergey Poznyakoff License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for mfdbtool is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mfdbtool programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info mfdbtool

should give you access to the complete manual.

August 2022 mailfromd 8.14