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       hvmgr - administration utility for QDBM Hovel


       hvmgr create [-qdbm bnum dnum ] [-s] name
       hvmgr store [-qdbm] [-kx] [-vx|-vf] [-insert] name key val
       hvmgr delete [-qdbm] [-kx] name key
       hvmgr fetch [-qdbm] [-kx] [-ox] [-n] name key
       hvmgr list [-qdbm] [-ox] name
       hvmgr optimize [-qdbm] name


       This manual page documents briefly the hvmgr commands.

       hvmgr  is  a  utility  for  debugging  Hovel and its applications. It features editing and
       checking of a database. It can be used for database applications with shell scripts.  This
       command  is  used  in the above format.  name specifies a database name. key specifies the
       key of a record. val specifies the value of a record.


       A  summary  of  options  is  included  below.   For  a  complete  description,   see   the

       -qdbm [bnum dnum]
              use `gdbm_open2' to open the database. bnum specifies the number of the elements of
              the bucket array. dnum specifies the number of division of the database.

       -s     make the file sparse.

       -kx    treat key as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.

       -vx    treat val as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.

       -vf    read the value from a file specified with val.

              specify the storing mode for `GDBM_INSERT'.

       -ox    treat the output as a binary expression of hexadecimal notation.

       -n     do not output the trailing newline.


       qdbm(3), hovel(3).


       QDBM was written by Mikio Hirabayashi <>.

       This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <>, for the Debian project
       (but may be used by others).