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NAME

       aria_pack - generate compressed, read-only Aria tables

SYNOPSIS

       aria_pack [OPTIONS] filename...

DESCRIPTION

       Pack  a  Aria-table  to take much less space.  Keys are not updated, you must run aria_chk
       -rq on the index (.MAI) file afterwards to update the keys.  You should give the .MAI file
       as the filename argument.  To unpack a packed table, run aria_chk -u on the table

       -b, --backup
              Make a backup of the table as table_name.OLD.

       --character-sets-dir=name
              Directory where character sets are.

       -#, --debug[=name]
              Output debug log. Often this is 'd:t:o,filename'.

       -f, --force
              Force packing of table even if it gets bigger or if tempfile exists.

       -j, --join=name
              Join  all  given  tables  into  'new_table_name'.  All  tables  MUST have identical
              layouts.

       -?, --help
              Display this help and exit.

       -s, --silent
              Be more silent.

       -T, --tmpdir=name
              Use temporary directory to store temporary table.

       -t, --test
              Don't pack table, only test packing it.

       -v, --verbose
              Write info about progress and packing result. Use many -v for more verbosity!

       -V, --version
              Output version information and exit.

       -w, --wait
              Wait and retry if table is in use.

       Default options are read  from  the  following  files  in  the  given  order:  /etc/my.cnf
       /etc/mysql/my.cnf ~/.my.cnf

       The following groups are read: ariapack

       The following options may be given as the first argument:

       --print-defaults
              Print the program argument list and exit.

       --no-defaults
              Don't read default options from any option file.

       --defaults-file=#
              Only read default options from the given file #.

       --defaults-extra-file=#
              Read this file after the global files are read.

SEE ALSO

       myisampack(1)

       For  more  information,  please  refer  to the MariaDB Knowledge Base, available online at
       https://mariadb.com/kb/