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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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