gen-index - generate new GNATS database index
] [ -h
[ -o outfile
] [ -e
[ -d databasename
Builds an index for the specified GNATS database. The index is printed to
standard output by default.
- -n, --numeric
- Sorts index entries numerically rather than by their order
in the categories list.
- -d 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,
- Prints the index to outfile rather than to the
- -i, --import
- Import the existing index file instead of re-indexing the
- -e, --export
- Force plaintext output
- -h, --help
- Prints usage for gen-index.
- -V, --version
- Prints the version number of gen-index.
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-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.
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
installed as the GNU Info file send-pr.info
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