Matthew Stuart wrote:
> Right having just got to grips with the mysqldump command, I would
> like to be able to know how to import the database back in to MySQL
> should anything happen to my PC.
> Does mysqlimport have to be done in the command line window like
> mysqldump, and if so, how? It's just that I tried to import stating
> terminated, enclosed, escaped, etc and by the time I had come to list
> the db name to import in to and the path to the file I wish to import,
> the window wouldn't let me type anymore. Why? Did it get as bored as I
> What syntax do you people out there use?
I just use the mysql client, eg to restore a full dump:
mysql < backup_file.sql -p ( hit enter and type password )
or to restore a single database:
mysql -p ( hit enter and type password )
create database my_new_database;
mysql my_new_database < backup_file.sql -p ( hit enter and type
Or you can edit the backup file and insert a:
at the top.
You may need to turn off foreign key constraint checking first: |SET
FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0 ( insert this into the dump file ).
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