accessdb (8) manual page

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Name

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

Synopsis

/usr/sbin/accessdb [-hV] [<index-file>]

Description

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.

$mtime$ -> “795987034"
$version$ -> “2.3.1"
apropos -> “1 1 795981542 A - - search the manual page names and descriptions" catman -> “8 8 795981544 A - - create or update the pre-formatted manual pages" man -> “1 1 795981542 A - - an interface to the on-line reference manuals" mandb -> “8 8 795981544 A - - create or update the manual page index caches" manpath -> “ 1 5"
manpath~1 -> “1 1 795981542 A - - determine search path for manual pages" manpath~5 -> “5 5 795981543 A - - format of the /etc/man_db.config file" whatis -> “1 1 795981543 A - - search the manual page names" zsoelim -> “1 1 795981543 A - - satisfy .so requests in roff input"

Options

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

-V, --version
Display version information.

Author

Wilf. (G.Wilford@ee.surrey.ac.uk).
Fabrizio Polacco (fpolacco@debian.org).
Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org).


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