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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-6356

Provide a database stack in shell

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor - P4
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Shell
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      Description

      It's common to jump between a number of databases in the shell. Having to type (even remember) the full name every time can be time consuming. It would be helpful for the shell to maintain a simple stack to jump between databases quickly.

      e.g.

      // Push another DB onto stack (and change to it)
      pushDb('some_db');
      // Pop current DB and change to new head.
      popDb();
      // Switch top two DBs (ala unix shell noarg pushd)
      pushDb();
      // Bring database at depth n to top of stack
      pushDb;
      // Show current stack
      listDbStack();
      // Discard stack
      clearDbStack();

      There is a related feature request to tab-complete database names in the shell. With these two features, the efficiency of a mongodb shell session could be enhanced.

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