sqd - Search::Query::Dialect parser


 sqd [-d dialect] [-f fieldname] [-D] [-h] [-b "+||-"] query
  % sqd foo or bar
  % sqd -d sql foo or bar
  % sqd -d swish foo or bar
  % sqd -d native foo or bar


sqd is a simple program for testing the output of Search::Query::Parser in various dialects.

sqd is short for Search Query Dialect.


-d dialect

Indicate the dialect to re-serialize your query with.

-f fieldname

Indicate the default field name. For SQL, default is NOSUCHFIELD.


Prints the $query object to stderr with Data::Dump.

-b op

Set the default_boolop value. Default is +. Set to the empty string "" for an OR search.


Print the usage statement.


Peter Karman, <karman at>


Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-search-query at, or through the web interface at I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.


You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Search::Query

You can also look for information at:


Copyright 2010 Peter Karman.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

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