aria_pack(1) 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 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.