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Revision 1.2, Sat Oct 6 15:33:59 2012 UTC (3 years ago) by wiz
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Changes since 1.1: +19 -9
Make mandb path configurable. makemandb (and related tools) use
the path from the _mandb variable from man.conf now.
Set _mandb in man.conf to same value as was used before.
From Abhinav Upadhyay <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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.Dd October 5, 2011
.Dt INIT_DB 3
.Nd open apropos database connection
.Ft sqlite3 *
.Fn init_db "int db_flag" "char *manconf"
function will try to initialize a connection to
which is an
Sqlite database and return a pointer to a sqlite3 structure.
The connection should subsequentially be closed by calling
which will also release any resources being used by it.
can be one of the following:
.Bl -hang -width -compact
.It Dv MANDB_READONLY
This will open the database in read-only mode.
Use this when you only want to query the database.
.It Dv MANDB_WRITE
This will open the database in read/write mode.
.It Dv MANDB_CREATE
This will open the database in read/write mode, and will also create
the database schema if it does not exist already.
The second argument
specifies the location of the man.conf configuration file.
By default it is stored at
.Pa /etc/man.conf .
The location of the man.db database is configured in the configuration file
.Sh RETURN VALUES
On successful execution the
function will return a pointer to a sqlite3 structure which represents
a connection to the database.
In case the man.db file does not exist and
is not used as a value of
.Fa db_flag ,
will be returned.
.Bl -hang -width /etc/man.conf -compact
.It Pa /etc/man.conf
The location of the Sqlite FTS database can be configured using the
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr apropos-utils 3 ,
.Xr close_db 3 ,
.Xr run_query 3 ,
.Xr run_query_html 3 ,
.Xr run_query_pager 3
.An Abhinav Upadhyay