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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).


       -d, --database
              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 environment variable.

       -h, --help
              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

       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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