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KDB(1) KDB(1)

NAME

kdb - key database access tools

Elektra provides a universal and secure framework to store configuration parameters in a global, hierarchical key database.

The core is a small library implemented in C. The plugin-based framework fulfills many configuration-related tasks to avoid any unnecessary code duplication across applications while it still allows the core to stay without any external dependency. Elektra abstracts from cross-platform-related issues with an consistent API, and allows applications to be aware of other applications´ configurations, leveraging easy application integration.

Overview

The man pages can also be viewed online at: http://doc.libelektra.org/api/current/html/pages.html

And the page you are currently reading at: http://doc.libelektra.org/api/current/html/md_doc_help_kdb.html

Concepts are in man page section 7 and are prefixed with elektra-. You should start reading elektra-introduction(7) elektra-introduction.md.

Tools are in man page section 1 and are prefixed with kdb-. You should start reading kdb-introduction(1) kdb-introduction.md.

Documentation of plugins is available using the kdb-info(1) kdb-info.md tool. Run kdb list for a list of plugins.

The man pages are also displayed when invoking a kdb-tool with --help.

OPTIONS

Commonly used options for all programs:
-H, --help
Show the man page.
-V, --version
Print version info.

2015-11-19