makedb(1) Create simple DB database from textual input.


makedb [ options ] INPUT-FILE OUTPUT-FILE

makedb [ options ] -o OUTPUT-FILE INPUT-FILE

makedb [ options ] -u INPUT-FILE


This program is mainly used to generate database files for the module for the Name Service Switch.


-f, --fold-case
Convert key to lower case.
-o, --output OUTPUT-FILE
Write output to file OUTPUT-FILE
-q, --quiet
Do not print messages while building database.
-u, --undo
Print content of database file, one entry a line
-?, --help
Give help message.
Give a short usage message.
-V, --version
Print program version.


makedb was written by Ulrich Drepper for the GNU C Library.

This manpage was written by Ben Collins <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.