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kdb-shell - Start a kdb shell instance
This command is used to start an instance of the kdb shell. The kdb shell allows for a user to interactively view, edit, or otherwise work with the key database.
The kdb shell offers a number of commands to interact with the key database. · kdbGet <name>: Get the value of a key. · kdbSet <name>: Set the value of a key. · keySetName <name>: Set the name of the current key. · keySetMeta <name> <string>: Set a meta key associated with the current key. · keySetString <string>: Set a string value for the current key. · ksAppendKey: Append the current key to the current keyset. · ksCut <name>: Cut the current keyset. · ksOutput: Prints the keys in the current keyset.
-H, --help Show the man page. -V, --version Print version info.
To execute commands from a textfile, you can use: cat commands.txt | kdb shell
To learn more about these commands and how they work, refer to the Elektra API Documentation http://doc.libelektra.org/api/current/html. July 2017 KDB-SHELL(1)