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Comand-line key-value store

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kvutil: a command-line key-value store

A command-line program written in Python to wrap a dbm implementation in order to store key-value pairs. kvutil has no third-party requirements outside of the Python standard library.


Insert a key+value

kv mykey myvalue

Read a value

kv mykey

List all keys

kv -l

Delete a key+value

kv -rm mykey


kvutil requires Python 3.5+.

From PyPI

pip install kvutil

From source, using Pyinstaller

First, install a Python 3.5+ environment.

Then, run the following commands:

$ #clone repository
$ git clone && cd kvutil
$ #use the latest pip
$ pip install --upgrade pip
$ #install pyinstaller using pip
$ pip install pyinstaller
$ # create a single-file executable using pyinstaller
$ pyinstaller --onefile kvutil/

The resulting executable can be found in dist/.


kvutil requires Python 3.5+.

Development dependencies are found in requirements.txt. Install them with pip install -r requirements.txt.

Tests are run using the built-in unittest framework and tox.

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