- SEE ALSO
- CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT
- BUGS AND LIMITATIONS
- COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
pdbdump - Print the contents of a Palm PDB file
This document describes version 1.400 of main, released March 7, 2015 as part of Palm-PDB version 1.400.
pdbdump [options] filename
pdbdump reads a PalmOS .pdb file, parses it, and prints its contents. This includes both a hex dump of the raw data of each piece, and a human-readable list of the various values, insofar as possible. The aim of
pdbdump is to allow one to verify whether a particular file is a well-formed PalmOS database file and if not, where the error lies.
If the database is of a known type,
pdbdump parses the AppInfo block and records. Otherwise, it simply prints out a hex dump of their contents.
pdbdump includes, by default, support for most of the built-in applications. Other helper modules may be loaded with the
- -h -help --help
Print a usage message and exit.
Don't print the hex dump of the various parts.
usethe named module. This can be useful for loading additional helper modules.
main requires no configuration files or environment variables.
pdbdump only recognizes record databases (
.pdb files), not resource databases (
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Currently maintained by Christopher J. Madsen
<perl AT cjmweb.net>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
<bug-Palm-PDB AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=Palm-PDB.
You can follow or contribute to Palm-PDB's development at https://github.com/madsen/Palm-PDB.
This software is copyright (c) 2000 by Andrew Arensburger.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
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