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NAME

       mkdb - create a new GNATS database

SYNOPSIS

       mkdb databasename

DESCRIPTION

       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
       /usr/share/gnats/defaults directory.

       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.

OPTIONS

       databasename
              Specifies the name of the database to be created.

SEE ALSO

       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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