isamlog(1) -- Linux man page



myisamlog - display MyISAM log file contents isamlog - display contents of ISAM log file  


myisamlog [options] [log_file [tbl_name] ...]
isamlog [options] [log_file [tbl_name] ...]



processes the contents of a MyISAM log file. isamlog is similar, but is used with ISAM log files.

Invoke myisamlog or isamloglike this:

shell> myisamlog [options] [log_file [tbl_name] ...]
shell> isamlog [options] [log_file [tbl_name] ...]

The default operation is update (-u). If a recovery is done (-r), all writes and possibly updates and deletes are done and errors are only counted. The default log file name is myisam.log for myisamlog and isam.log for isamlog if no log_file argument is given. If tables are named on the command line, only those tables are updated.

myisamlog and isamlog understand the following options:

-?, -I

Display a help message and exit.

-c N

Execute only N commands.

-f N

Specify the maximum number of open files.


Display extra information before exiting.

-o offset

Specify the starting offset.

-p N

Remove N components from path.


Perform a recovery operation.

-R record_pos_file record_pos

Specify record position file and record position.


Perform an update operation.


Verbose mode. Print more output about what the program does. This option can be given multiple times to produce more and more output.

-w write_file

Specify the write file.


Display version information.



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