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md_doc_help_kdb-getmetakdb-getmeta(1) -- Get the value of a meta key stored in the key database - kdb getmeta <key-name> <meta-name> Where key-name is the full path to the key and meta-name is the name of the meta key the user would like to access. DESCRIPTION This command is used to print the value of a meta key. A meta key is information stored in a key which describes that key. The handling of cascading key-name does not differ to kdb get. Make sure to use the namespace spec, if you want meta-data from there. RETURN VALUES This command will return the following values as an exit status: · 0: No errors. · 1: Key not found. (Invalid path) · 2: Meta key not found. (Invalid meta-name). OPTIONS · -H, --help: Show the man page. · -V, --version: Print version info. · -n, --no-newline: Suppress the newline at the end of the output. EXAMPLES To get the value of a meta key called description stored in the key spec/example/key: kdb getmeta spec/example/key description To get the value of meta key called override/#0 stored in the key spec/example/dir/key: kdb getmeta spec/example/dir/key 'override/#0' SEE ALSO · How to set meta data: kdb-setmeta(1) · For more about cascading keys see elektra-cascading(7) · For general information about meta data see elektra-meta-data(7)
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