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       atfsrepair   -   repair  corrupted  AtFS  repository,  or  convert  old
       repository to new format.


       atfsrepair [-Ceinqv] file1 ...


       Atfsrepair checks the AtFS repository  for  inconsistencies  in  the  a
       given  file  history.  If  a  corrupted  archive  file  is found in the
       repository, atfsrepair tries to repair  it  by  reconstructing  missing
       parts   and  eliminating  inconsistencies.  Without  a  file  argument,
       atfsrepair handles the complete repository. Atfsrepair  is  interactive
       and (hopefully) self explanatory.

       If you have permission problems, e.g. your AtFS repository grants group
       write permission but another user from your group can  still  not  save
       data  to the repository, atfsrepair is also the right thing to do.  The
       programs straightens permission bits within the repository.

       Atfsrepair automatically updates archive files, when the  archive  file
       format or the arrangement of archive files within the AtFS subdirectory
       was changed. Before taking any permanent action,  atfsrepair  asks  the
       user  for  a confirmation. This behaviour can be switched off by either
       the -n or the -q option (see below).

       Atfsrepair shall not be called concurrently with other applications  on
       an AtFS repository. Make sure, that nobody else works on the repository
       to be repaired as atfsrepair may ignore existing archive locks and does
       not set own locks.


       -C     This  option  causes  atfsrepair  to  try it’s hand at a derived
              object cache.

       -e     Edit Mode. Invoking atfsrepair with this  option  rather  serves
              for  manipulating  archive  files  than  for repairing them.  It
              shall only be used by very experienced users.  For nearly  every
              item  in  the  archive  file,  atfsrepair  asks  the  caller for
              confirmation or modification. Beware, this  level  of  verbosity
              can be very annoying when the archive file is big.

       -i     Interactive mode (default).

       -n     Non-interactive  mode.  In this mode, atfsrepair tries to repair
              corrupted archive files without human assistance.  It  does  not
              perform  any  user  interaction and behaves as if the user would
              always choose the default decision in interactive mode.

       -q     Quiet mode. Same  as  -n  but  also  supresses  all  informative
              messages.  Only error messages will be displayed.

       -v     Print current version number. No file processing is done.




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