irecovr

Recover ISAM files (Revision 4 or higher)

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows
WNSupported in Synergy .NET on Windows
USupported on UNIX

 

Important

The irecovr utility is now just a front end for isutl, and we recommend that you use isutl instead. See isutl -r.

irecovr [-options]  filename[, ...]

Arguments

options

(optional) One or more of the following options:

a

Apply suggested database file corrections. (Equivalent: isutl -ra)

Important

Improper use of the -a option can result in loss of data. See isutl -r for more information.

c

Compress data records. (Equivalent: isutl -lc)

f seqfile

Fast load a sequential file into an empty ISAM file. (Equivalent: isutl -f)

k

Load counted database files. (Equivalent: isutl -fk)

q

Give no status messages (quiet mode). (Equivalent: isutl -m0)

s

Use static RFAs. (Equivalent: isutl -rs)

v

Display a more detailed account of processing (verbose mode). (Equivalent: isutl -m2)

%

Display the percentage of the entire file that has been recovered. (Equivalent: isutl -%)

filename

The name of the ISAM file(s) that you want to convert or recover. The default extension is .ism.

Discussion

An error occurs if you use pre-Revision-4 files with irecovr. You can use isutl -p to patch such files to the latest revision.