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 index is printed
to standard output by default.
Sorts index entries numerically rather than by their order in the
-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
-o outfile, --outfile=outfile
Prints the index to outfile rather than to the standard output.
Import the existing index file instead of re-indexing the
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
For network access via gnatsd, it contains a colon-separated 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 installed as the GNU
Info file gnats.info) and Reporting Problems Using send-pr (also
installed as the GNU Info file send-pr.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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