MirOS Manual: kvm_mkdb(8)

KVM_MKDB(8)              BSD System Manager's Manual               KVM_MKDB(8)

NAME

     kvm_mkdb - create kernel database

SYNOPSIS

     kvm_mkdb [-v] [-o directory] [file]

DESCRIPTION

     kvm_mkdb creates a database in /var/db containing information about the
     specified file. If no file is specified, /bsd is used by default. The
     file is named kvm_filename.db, where filename is the name of the file
     read. Various library routines consult this database. The only informa-
     tion currently stored is the kernel namelist, which is used by the
     kvm_nlist(3) function. However, in the future the database may contain
     other static information about the current system.

     The options are as follows:

     -o directory  Allows the specification of a directory other than /var/db
                   for the database to be created in.

     -v            Yields slightly more verbose operation.

FILES

     /bsd
     /var/db/kvm_bsd.db

SEE ALSO

     kvm_nlist(3)

HISTORY

     The kvm_mkdb utility first appeared in 4.4BSD.

MirOS BSD #10-current            June 9, 1993                                1

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