kdb-info(1) Print information about an Elektra plugin


kdb info <plugin> [<clause name>]

Where plugin is the plugin in which the user would like to know information about.
The optional clause name argument can be used to just print information from a certain clause.


This command will print out all the information about an Elektra plugin except it's configuration.
This command will also print out any functions that are exported by the plugin.
Information about a plugin will be read from system/elektra/modules/. If the information could not be lcoated there, such as when a plugin is not mounted, the module will be loaded dynamically and then the infromation will be requested directly from the plugin.
If a user wishes to load the infromation directly from the plugin, they can force that by using the -l option.


This command returns the following exit statuses:

The command was successful.


A clause name was specified but not found.


-H, --help
Show the man page.
-V, --version
Print version info.
-l, --load
Load plugin even if system/elektra is available.
-c, --plugins-config
Add a plugin configuration.


To print all the information about the dump plugin:
kdb info dump

To print out the license of the resolver plugin directly by forcing it to load:
kdb info -l resolver licence

To print out the author of the line plugin:
kdb info line author