- unstable 0.8.14-5.1
NAME¶kdb-info - Print information about an Elektra plugin
SYNOPSIS¶kdb info <plugin> [<clause name>]
Where plugin is the plugin in which the user would like to
know information about.
The optional clause name argument can be used to just print information from a certain clause.
DESCRIPTION¶This command will print out all the information about an Elektra plugin except it´s configuration.
This command will also print out any functions that are exported by the plugin.
Information about a plugin will be read from system/elektra/modules/. If the information could not be lcoated there, such as when a plugin is not mounted, the module will be loaded dynamically and then the infromation will be requested directly from the plugin.
If a user wishes to load the infromation directly from the plugin, they can force that by using the -l option.
RETURN VALUES¶This command returns the following exit statuses:
The command was successful.
A clause name was specified but not found.
- -H, --help
- Show the man page.
- -V, --version
- Print version info.
- -l, --load
- Load plugin even if system/elektra is available.
- -c, --plugins-config
- Add a plugin configuration.
EXAMPLES¶To print all the information about the dump plugin:
kdb info dump
To print out the license of the resolver plugin directly by
forcing it to load:
kdb info -l resolver licence
To print out the author of the line plugin:
kdb info line author