dbverify(1) Check a Lifelines database


dbverify [ options ] file


This manual page documents briefly the dbverify command.

The dbverify program is a companion program of the Lifelines genealogy software, and is used to check an existing lifelines database for errors.


Perform all checks (does not include fixes)
Check for ghosts (names/refns)
Check for & fix ghosts (names/refns)
Check individuals
Check families
Alter any bad family lineage pointers (to _badptr)
command-line help
Check sours
Check events
Check others
Check database structure
Check for records missing data entries
Fix records missing data entries
Fix bad delete entries
Noisy (echo every record processed)


This manual page was written by Christian Perrier <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).