Commit dbd42dbe authored by Per Cederqvist's avatar Per Cederqvist
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Document the -c option.

Talk a little about the config file.
parent e38e4af9
.\" $Id: dbck.8,v 1.8 1994/04/05 07:52:08 ceder Exp $
.\" $Id: dbck.8,v 1.9 1994/06/18 21:19:08 ceder Exp $
.\" Copyright (C) 1991, 1992 Lysator Academic Computer Association.
.\" This file is part of the LysKOM server.
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.\" Please mail bug reports to
.\" $Id: dbck.8,v 1.8 1994/04/05 07:52:08 ceder Exp $
.\" $Date: 1994/04/05 07:52:08 $
.\" $Id: dbck.8,v 1.9 1994/06/18 21:19:08 ceder Exp $
.\" $Date: 1994/06/18 21:19:08 $
.TH dbck 8 "August 22, 1991"
dbck - reports and corrects errors in the LysKOM database. This
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.B /usr/lyskom/bin/dbck
.B -D
.I database-directory
.B -dirvgsc
] [
.B -irvgs
.I config_file
This program should be run after something has happened that has made the
......@@ -47,28 +46,12 @@ the file with texts are rewritten without all unreferenced texts and
all pointers are adjusted. This does only happen if the database was
If none of the options
.B -r, -i
.B -g
are given the database is not changed.
The database is only modified if at least one of the options
.BR -r ", " -i " or " -g
is given.
Otherwise, it is only checked and any detected errors are reported.
.BI \-D " database-directory"
Use the database in the
.I database-directory
as the target of the checkup.
Example: If your database is in
.ft B
.ft R
you should use the command
.ft B
/usr/lyskom/bin/dbck -D $HOME/lyskom
.ft R
.B \-i
Run interactively asking the user questions.
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.B \-s
Gather statistics about the lengths of texts. A table containing
the frequency of all lenghts that is currently used is printed.
.B \-c
Consider it an error if the
.B change_name
capability of a person is not set.
Due to a bug, that capability was never set for newly created persons
in release 1.6.1 of lyskomd. This option can be used to repair the
The messages
.I Conference <confno> has a bad Text-list. Starts with 0
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.TP 20
.B /usr/lyskom
Default database directory.
Default database directory, unless the
.I config_file
specifies something different.
.IB database-directory /db/ramkomd-data
File with all the elements and pointers.
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