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dbtables utility

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  The dbtables utility may be used to output information on the database structure (items, data sets, paths, entries and indexes).


usage: dbtables [options] database
 -u user   - set user name
 -p pswd   - set user password
 -v        - verbose
 -l lines  - set page length (66)
 -s        - short listing
 -d flags  - debug flags
 -T        - TurboIMAGE compatibility
 -B        - Enable Eloquence backwards compatibility
The options are:
The -help option displays a brief help text.

-u user
The -u option specifies the database user (or a file holding the database user and/or password). Defaults to the public user unless a default user is specified with the EQ_DBUSER environment variable.

-p password
The -p option may be used to specify the password for the database user (or a file holding the password). If not specified, the password is obtained using the EQ_DBUSER and/or EQ_DBPASSWORD environment variables.

The -v option may be used to output additional information.

The -s option may be used for a shortened listing (only list paths and fields).

-l lines
The -l option may be used to specify the number of lines per page. The default is 66.

The -T option uses TurboIMAGE item types.

The -B option uses historic Eloquence item types.

-d flags
The -d option specifies debug flags and is normally not used.

dbtables lists various database structural information.
  • items
  • index items
  • data sets
  • paths
  • fields (items, indexes and FTS fields per data set)


dbtables -s sample

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