Use this to create compressed, read-only tables to reduce table sizes
and to increase retrieval speed. When reading compressed tables,
MySQL decompresses the data in memory. To decompress tables packed
--unpack option. Note that tables that
are compressed and later decompressed should be reindexed using
utility works very much like
myisampack with the
same options, but on ISAM tables, which are deprecated. Here is an
alphabetical list of options for
with a brief explanation of each:
Has the utility create a backup of the given table (table.OLD).
options, -# options
Sets debug options to log (e.g., `d:t:o, filename').
Forces a compressed table to be created, even if the results are larger than the original, and to overwrite a temporary table (table.TMD) if it exists.
Displays basic help information.
Instructs the utility to join tables given into one compressed table. The table structures must be identical.
Sets the size of the pointers for records to the number of bytes given (1, 2, or 3).
Suppresses all information except error messages.
Instructs the utility to use the path given for the directory where it is to write temporary tables.
Has the utility test the compression process without actually ...