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md_src_plugins_xmltool_README(3elektra) Elektra md_src_plugins_xmltool_README(3elektra)

NAME

md_src_plugins_xmltool_README - README

  • infos = Information about xmltool plugin is in keys below
  • infos/author = Markus Raab elektra@libelektra.org
  • infos/licence = BSD
  • infos/needs =
  • infos/provides = storage
  • infos/placements = getstorage setstorage
  • infos/description = Storage using libelektratools xml format.

This plugin is a storage plugin allowing Elektra to read and write xml formatted files. It uses the libelektratools xml format.

This plugin can be used for migration of Key Databases, e.g. from 0.7 -> 0.8.

Dependencies

libxml2-dev

Restrictions

This plugin has a difficult time recognizing whether a key has a null value or an empty value.

Examples

Mount an xml file using xmltools:

    kdb mount /etc/example.xml system/example xmltool

Using an xml as export format:

    kdb export system/example xmltool > backup.xml
Sun May 29 2016 Version 0.8.14