tlve - A tag-length-value parser

tlve is a command-line tool to parse different tlv (tag-length-value) structures and for printing them in different text-based formats. tlve is mentioned for processing tlv files in server environments.

tlve is a tool developed in GNU/Linux environment and it is distributed under GNU General Public License 2 or later. tlve has been build using GNU autotools so it should be possible to build tlve in many kinds UNIX-like systems.

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tlve package contains examples, a UNIX man page and texinfo manual in GNU info and HTML formats

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Author of tlve is Timo Savinen <>.

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