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NAME

       makebdb - Make a BerkeleyDB database from stdin

SYNOPSIS

       makebdb [options] bdbname

DESCRIPTION

       makebdb  allows a BerkeleyDB database to be formed from input read from
       stdin. bdbname is the  name  of  the  BerkeleyDB  database  to  create,
       ususally  the  name  of  this file will end in .db. If the file already
       exists is will be overwritten. The format of the input  is  key,  value
       pairs separated by a colon (:).

       Example:

       this is a key:this is a value

OPTIONS

       -h, --help:
              Print usage information.

       -u, --undo:
              Print content of database file, one entry a line.

SEE ALSO

       The  full  documentation  for  BerkeleyDB is available on the Sleepycat
       Software web site (http://www.sleepycat.com)

AUTHOR

       Original  GDBM  code  by  Horms  <horms@verge.net.au>.   Modified   for
       BerkeleyDB by Chris Stratford <chriss@pipex.net>.

                                 30th May 2002                      MAKEBDB(1)