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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)