|DSS::TEXT ( 5P ) ||PLUGINS||DSS::TEXT ( 5P )|
dss [ options ] --method=text[,option...]
text method describes newline-terminated field-delimited text file data. The method schema is a
style format string with embedded field names of the form %(field
Use the dss flat method for generic record-oriented flat file data.
Newline-terminated field-delimited text file; the method schema is a scanf(3)
like format string with embedded field names of the form: %(field1)format-char delimiter ...
A separately allocated sized buffer. The external representation is a newline separated base64 mime encoding.
An integral or floating point number.
A generic pointer.
A referenced type.
A string. The format details string specifies quoting and C style character escape processing: quote
string with char
) as the begin and end quote; endquote
changes the quote
end to char
] quotes using shell conventions and beg
) as the quote begin; opt
quoting only when necessary; escape
assumes that escape processing has already been performed;
does not escape characters with the bit 8 set; expand
expands escaped characters according to mask
which may be a ,
separated list of all
: expand all escaped chars, char
expands 7 bit
character escapes, line
expands wide character escapes, nocr
, and nonl
. Matches on this type treat the pattern as a
No value. May be used for padding.
Returns the result of applying the ed(1)
style substitute expression in the first
argument to the second argument.
Returns the size of the variable argument; the size of an array variable is the number of elements, otherwise the size is in
Returns the type of the variable argument for comparison with other types.