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gen-index(8) GNATS Administration Utilities gen-index(8)
gen-index - generate new GNATS database index
[ -n | --numeric ] [ -h | --help ]
[ -o outfile | --outfile=outfile ]
[ -i | --import ] [ -e | --export ]
[ -d databasename | --database=databasename ]
[ -V | --version ]
Builds an index for the specified GNATS database. The in-
dex is printed to standard output by default.
Sorts index entries numerically rather than by their
order in the categories list.
-d databasename, --database=databasename
Specifies the database to be indexed. If no database
is specified, the database named default is assumed.
This option overrides the database specified in the
GNATSDB environment variable.
-o outfile, --outfile=outfile
Prints the index to outfile rather than to the stan-
Import the existing index file instead of re-indexing
Force plaintext output
Prints usage for gen-index.
Prints the version number of gen-index.
The GNATSDB environment variable is used to determine
which database to use. For a local database, it contains
the name of the database to access.
For network access via gnatsd, it contains a colon-sepa-
rated list of strings that describe the remote database,
in the form
Any of the fields may be omitted, but at least one colon
must appear; otherwise, the value is assumed to be the
name of a local database.
If GNATSDB is not set, it is assumed that the database is
local and that its name is default.
Keeping Track: Managing Messages With GNATS (also in-
stalled as the GNU Info file gnats.info) and Reporting
Problems Using send-pr (also installed as the GNU Info
databases(5), dbconfig(5), delete-pr(8), edit-pr(1) file-
pr(8), gen-index(8), gnats(7), gnatsd(8), mkcat(8),
mkdb(8), pr-edit(8), query-pr(1), queue-pr(8), send-pr(1).
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