ARIA_PACK(1)                    User Commands                   ARIA_PACK(1)

NAME         top

       aria_pack - generate compressed, read-only Aria tables

SYNOPSIS         top

       aria_pack [OPTIONS] filename...

DESCRIPTION         top

       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

       -j, --join=name
              Join all given tables into 'new_table_name'. All tables MUST
              have identical layouts.

       -?, --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.

SEE ALSO         top


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aria_pack Ver 1.0                 May 2014                      ARIA_PACK(1)