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MetaDB -- A simple configuration file parser

What is metadb?

Metadb is a gawk script that retrieves information from a configuration (key-value) file. It can be invoked in other scripts or even from binary code to deal with configuration files in a standarized manner. See the manual page for details.

Note: Solaris/SunOS has a system program called "metadb" for disk configuration. It has nothing to do with the present software; the name clash is unfortunate.

Prerequisites

Besides the metadb distribution, you will also need GNU gawk.

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