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aria_read_log - display Aria log file contents


aria_read_log OPTIONS


Display and apply log records from a Aria transaction log found in the current directory (for now)

Note: Aria is compiled without -DIDENTICAL_PAGES_AFTER_RECOVERY which means that the table files are not byte-to-byte identical to files created during normal execution. This should be ok, except for test scripts that tries to compare files before and after recovery.

You need to use one of -d or -a

Apply log to tables: modifies tables! you should make a backup first! Displays a lot of information if not run with --silent
Directory where character sets are.
if --display-only, check if record is fully readable (for debugging)
-#, --debug[=name]
Output debug log. Often the argument is 'd:t:o,filename'.
Force crash after # recovery events
-?, --help
Display this help and exit.
display brief info read from records' header
Stop applying at this lsn. If end-lsn is used, UNDO:s will not be applied
Path to the directory where to store transactional log
The size of the buffer used for index blocks for Aria tables
Start reading log from this lsn
Start applying from last checkpoint
Print less information during apply/undo phase
List of tables separated with , that we should apply REDO on. Use this if you only want to recover some tables
Path for temporary files. Multiple paths can be specified, separated by colon (:)
The size of the buffer used for transaction log for Aria tables
Apply UNDO records to tables. (disable with --disable-undo) (Defaults to on; use --skip-undo to disable.)
Print more information during apply/undo phase
Print version and exit.

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: aria_read_log

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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May 2014 aria_read_log Ver 1.3