DESCRIPTIONllines invokes the LifeLines genealogy program.
For up to date documentation please refer to the Documentation section of this man page.
LifeLines is a program to manipulate genealogical information in lineage-linked GEDCOM format. It has a curses interface, and a built-in interpreter for its own genealogical report language.
OPTIONSThe following options are some of the options available for llines.
- Specify configuration file location.
- Finnish option (only available if compiled with Finnish flag)
- Specify a user property (e.g. -ILLEDITOR=gvim)
- Log dynamic memory operation (for debugging)
- Supply cache values (eg, -ci400,4000f400,4000 sets direct indi & fam caches to 400, and indirect indi & fam caches to 4000)
- Developmental/debug mode (signals are not caught)
- Force open a database (only for use if reader/writer count is wrong)
- Open database with immutable access (no protection against other access -- for use on read-only media)
- Always show key values (normally key is not shown if a REFN is shown)
- Lock (-ly) or unlock (-ln) a database for use with read only media (access to a locked database is treated as immutable)
- Do not use traditional family rules
- Specify program output filename (eg, -o/tmp/mytests)
- Open database with read-only access (protect against other writer access)
- Specify window size (eg, -u120,34 specifies 120 columns by 34 rows)
- Open database with writeable access (protecte against other reader or writer access)
- Execute a single lifelines report program directly
- Use normal ASCII characters for drawing lines in user interface rather than the vt100 special characters
- Display options summary, (on UNIX or Linux use the -h option)
llexec is a version of llines without the user interface for non-interactive processing of report programs. (Typically used with the -x option.)
dbverify is a utility program to verify Lifelines databases. For information about options, run dbverify with the -h option.
- Possible locations for Lifelines configuration file Lifelines looks for a configuration file for various settings. See section System And User Properties in the userguide for details.