* Weldon Whipple <weldon@stripped> [10/09/15 22:07]:
> 2. FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK FOR DATABASE dbname;
Note that in 5.5 we have FLUSH TABLES <list> WITH READ LOCK,
which is close to what you want (but you can't of course know what
tables are there in a database reliably).
> (I just added an optional 'FOR DATABASE dbname' to the already
> existing command--which still works, BTW. Is this a misuse of the word
> This is the command that locks the tables before someone (some
> program) dumps/copies the tables that will be moved to another server.
> It flushes and locks only one database. (Should it support more than