accessdb(8) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       accessdb - dumps the content of a man-db database in a human
       readable format

SYNOPSIS         top

       /usr/sbin/accessdb [-d?V] [<index-file>]

DESCRIPTION         top

       accessdb will output the data contained within a man-db database
       in a human readable form.  By default, it will dump the data from
       /var/cache/man/index.<db-type>, where <db-type> is dependent on
       the database library in use.

       Supplying an argument to accessdb will override this default.

OPTIONS         top

       -d, --debug
              Print debugging information.

       -?, --help
              Print a help message and exit.

              Print a short usage message and exit.

       -V, --version
              Display version information.

AUTHOR         top

       Wilf. (
       Fabrizio Polacco (
       Colin Watson (

BUGS         top

COLOPHON         top

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