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       aria_pack - generate compressed, read-only Aria tables


       aria_pack [OPTIONS] filename...


       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.

              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

       -?, --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 the program argument list and exit.

              Don't read default options from any option file.

              Only read default options from the given file #.

              Read this file after the global files are read.



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