14.53. taler-mdb(1)

14.53.1. Name

taler-mdb - Taler multi-drop bus vending machine integration

14.53.2. Synopsis

taler-mdb [-c FILENAME | –config=FILENAME] [-d | –disable-mdb] [-h | –help] [-i | –backlight-invert] [-L _*LOGLEVEL* | –log=LOGLEVEL] [-l _*FILENAME* | –logfile=FILENAME] [-s | –enable-soldout] [-t | –disable-tty] [-v | –version]

14.53.3. Description

taler-mdb is a command-line tool to operate a vending machine using GNU Taler for payments.

Its options are as follows:


Use the configuration and other resources for the Sync commands to operate from FILENAME.

-d | –disable-mdb

Disable interaction with the MDB bus (for testing).

-h | –help

Print short help on options.

-i | –backlight-invert

Invert the bit for turning on/off the backlight.


Configure logging to use LOGLEVEL.


Configure logging to write logs to FILENAME.

-s | –enable-soldout

When the machine fails to dispense a product, internally set the product to “sold out” and refuse future orders until restarted.

-t | –disable-tty

Disable interactive command-line use.

-v | –version

Print version information.

14.53.4. See Also

taler-merchant-httpd(1), taler.conf(5).

14.53.5. Bugs

Report bugs by using https://bugs.taler.net or by sending electronic mail to <taler@gnu.org>.