recutils  1.9
About: GNU recutils is a set of tools and libraries to access human-editable, plain text databases (called recfiles).
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This is the README file for the GNU recutils distribution.
The GNU recutils are a set of libraries and utilities supporting the
Rec format: a human-readable, text-based format to store little to
medium sized databases.

  Copyright (C) 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,
  2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2020, 2022 Free Software Foundation,
  Copyright (C) 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018,
  2020, 2022 Jose E. Marchesi

  Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification,
  are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright
  notice and this notice are preserved.

See the files ./INSTALL* for building and installation instructions.

Primary distribution point:
 automatic redirection:
 list of mirrors for manual selection:

Home page:

Mailing list:
- please use this list for all discussion: bug reports, enhancements, etc.
- archived at:
- anyone is welcome to join the list; to do so, visit
- there is no corresponding newsgroup.

Bug reports:
 Please include enough information for the maintainers to reproduce the
 problem.  Gnerally speaking, that means:
- the contents of any input files necessary to reproduce the bug
  and command line invocations of the program(s) involved (crucial!).
- a description of the problem and any samples of the erroneous output.
- the version number of the program(s) involved (use --version).
- hardware, operating system, and compiler versions (uname -a).
- unusual options you gave to configure, if any (see config.status).
- anything else that you think would be helpful.

Patches are most welcome; if possible, please make them with diff -c and
include ChangeLog entries.

See README-dev for information on the development environment -- any
interested parties are welcome.  If you're a programmer and wish to
contribute, this should get you started.  If you're not a programmer,
your help in writing test cases, checking the documentation against the
implementation, translating the program strings to other languages,
etc., would still be very much appreciated.

GNU Recutils is free software.  See the file COPYING for copying conditions.

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note that the range specifies every single year in that closed