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NAME

       kdb-shell - Start a kdb shell instance

SYNOPSIS

       kdb shell

DESCRIPTION

       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.

SHELL COMMANDS

       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.

OPTIONS

       -H, --help
              Show the man page.

       -V, --version
              Print version info.

EXAMPLES

       To execute commands from a textfile, you can use:

           cat commands.txt | kdb shell

SEE ALSO

       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)