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mkcat - create a new GNATS category
mkcat [ -d databasename | --database=databasename ]
[ -h | --help ]
Scans the database for any new categories, creating new subdirectories
in the database directory if any are found.
This program is mostly obsolete since directories for categories are
automatically created as necessary, but is left for histerical reasons.
mkcat should be run by the GNATS user (by default gnats).
Specifies the database to be scanned for new categories; if no
database is specified, the database named default is assumed.
This option overrides the database specified in the GNATSDB
Displays a short usage message.
The GNATSDB environment variable is used to determine which database to
use. For a local database, it contains the name of the database to
access. If GNATSDB is not set, the database named default is used.
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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