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ETSF_IO(1) User Commands ETSF_IO(1)


ETSF_IO library - manual page for etsf_io command line tool


etsf_io [-h | -a action] [[-i file]...] [[-f flag]...] [-o file] [arguments]


Handle ETSF files, see --action option.

-h --help : show this little help.

-a --action value : give the action to perform.

Possible action may be:

* 'merge' to gather several files that have been splitted.

* 'content' to get the name of specifications the file matches.

* 'check' to check the validity of the file against specifications.

-o --output-file file : give the path to the output ETSF file.

-i --input-file file : give the path for an input file. This option can be used one or several times.

-l --list : when action is check, it give the list of available flags.

-f --flag value : give a flag name (get valid names from -l option).


Merge three files, etsf_io -a merge -i -i -i -o

Get the contents of file, etsf_io -a content

Get the list of flags for validity checks, etsf_io -a check -l

Checks with two flags, etsf_io -a check -f flag1 -f flag2


ETSF_IO library was written by Damien Caliste, Valerio Oleva, Yann Pouillon and Matthieu Verstaete.

This manual page was written by Damien Caliste <>.

November 2011 etsf_io