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NAME

recs-stream2table

recs-stream2table --help-all

 Help from: --help-basic:
 Usage: recs-stream2table <args> [<files>]
    Transforms a list of records, combinging records based on a column, FIELD. In order, the values of the column will be added to
    the output records.
 
    Note: This script spools the stream into memory
 
    This stream:
    { "column": "foo", "data": "foo1" }
    { "column": "foo", "data": "foo2" }
    { "column": "boo", "data": "boo1" }
    { "column": "boo", "data": "boo2" }
 
    with recs-stream2table --field column becomes:
    {"boo":{"data":"boo1"},"foo":{"data":"foo1"}}
    {"boo":{"data":"boo2"},"foo":{"data":"foo2"}}
 
    Hint: use recs-flatten if you want those values to be in the top level of the record
 
    The full input record will be associated with the value of the FIELD. The field itself will be removed from the nested record if
    the passed field is not a key spec.
 
 Arguments:
    --field <FIELD>              Field to use as the column key, may be a keyspec
    --filename-key|fk <keyspec>  Add a key with the source filename (if no filename is applicable will put NONE)
 
   Help Options:
       --help-all       Output all help for this script
       --help           This help screen
       --help-keyspecs  Help on keyspecs, a way to index deeply and with regexes
 
 Examples:
    # Transform a record stream with each stat on one line to a stream with one
    # value for each stat present on one line
    ... | recs-stream2table --field stat
 
 Help from: --help-keyspecs:
   KEY SPECS
    A key spec is short way of specifying a field with prefixes or regular expressions, it may also be nested into hashes and
    arrays. Use a '/' to nest into a hash and a '#NUM' to index into an array (i.e. #2)
 
    An example is in order, take a record like this:
 
      {"biz":["a","b","c"],"foo":{"bar 1":1},"zap":"blah1"}
      {"biz":["a","b","c"],"foo":{"bar 1":2},"zap":"blah2"}
      {"biz":["a","b","c"],"foo":{"bar 1":3},"zap":"blah3"}
 
    In this case a key spec of 'foo/bar 1' would have the values 1,2, and 3 in the respective records.
 
    Similarly, 'biz/#0' would have the value of 'a' for all 3 records
 
    You can also prefix key specs with '@' to engage the fuzzy matching logic
 
    Fuzzy matching works like this in order, first key to match wins
      1. Exact match ( eq )
      2. Prefix match ( m/^/ )
      3. Match anywehre in the key (m//)
 
    So, in the above example '@b/#2', the 'b' portion would expand to 'biz' and 2 would be the index into the array, so all records
    would have the value of 'c'
 
    Simiarly, @f/b would have values 1, 2, and 3
 
    You can escape / with a \. For example, if you have a record:
    {"foo/bar":2}
 
    You can address that key with foo\/bar
 

See Also

RecordStream(3) - Overview of the scripts and the system
recs-examples(3) - A set of simple recs examples
recs-story(3) - A humorous introduction to RecordStream
SCRIPT --help - every script has a --help option, like the output above