In the last episode (Jan 24), Andrew Gould said:
> I'm running short on harddrive space on my Windows computer. What's
> the best way to get the smallest dump file in one step in Windows XP?
> On my FreeBSD computer, the following command produces an 808MB
> dumpfile from an 11GB database in one step:
> mysqldump -q -uusername -p dbname | gzip -c > dbname.gz
> I tried the following in Windows; but stopped mysqldump after the
> resulting file exceeded 1GB:
> mysqldump -q -C -uusername -p"password" dbname > dbname.dmp
You can get gzip for windows at http://www.gzip.org/#exe . That will
let you use the same commandline as you used on the FreeBSD system.