mkdb - create a new GNATS database
Looks up databasename in the GNATS databases file and creates a
database in the location specified there. mkdb creates the directory
and populates it with a set of default files copied from the
Note the implications of this: an entry in databases must be created
before mkdb is run.
The command should be run as the GNATS user, by default gnats.
Specifies the name of the database to be created.
Keeping Track: Managing Messages With GNATS (also installed as the GNU
Info file gnats.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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