The RDF Delta distribution contains a command line utilities for working with patch logs and patch files.
Each sub-command provides “–help”, eg.
dcmd ls --help
To setup, set the enviroment variable
DELTA_HOME to the location of
the unpacked RDF Delta distribution.
The server jar file also contains the comands
dcmd --help lists all commands available.
|Sub command||Long Name||Usage||Action|
||List logs on the server|
||Create a new patch log|
||Delete a patch log|
||Get a patch|
||Add a patch|
||Convert RDF to an addition patch|
||Apply patches to RDF data|
||Run a patch log server|
List the patch logs on the server.
dcmd ls --server URL dcmd list --server URL
Create new patch log, supplying a name and, optionally, a URI for the log.
--server URL is the URL of the patch log server.
dcmd mklog --server URL [--uri=uri] NAME ....
Make the patch log invisible to the API.
This operation does not permanently delete the log, it marks it as unavailable. Manual cleanup is required to delete the state of the log.
A new patch log of the same name can not created until the old log state has been removed.
Fetch a patch from a patch log with name ‘NAME’.
dcmd get --server URL --dsrc NAME id
Append a patch to the named log.
dcmd get --server URL --dsrc NAME PATCH ...
Local operation to convert an RDF file into a patch consisting of
PA record (add triple or quad, add prefix).
dcmd rdf2patch FILE
Apply one or more RDF patch files to RDF data.
If the data is given by
--data QUADS, then the file “QUADS” is read in,
the patches in
FILE ... are applied and the resultign RDFdataset written out to stdout.
--desc ASSEMBLER arguemnt is given, the assembler is called to
construct an RDF dataset which may be a persistent one. The patches in
FILE ... are applied. The result is not written out.
dcmd patch2rdf [--data QUADS | --desc ASSEMBLER ] FILE ...
Parse a patch file - this tests the synatx for validity.
dcmd parse FILE ...
Run a patch server on this machine. The default port is 1066.
Basic use for a single patch server running with patch log store
dcmd patchserver [--port=NNNN] --store=DIR
The full description of RDF Delta Server operation gives more details.