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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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