> i write a application in java that creates database-diagrams like
> ms-visio can do this! until now i only support ms sqlserver and oracle
> for importing data from the database and displaying a database-diagram!
> now i want to add mySQL support into my application! for this reason i
> need to know where the internal meta-data for the databases in mySQL has
> been saved! is there a special database which administate the
> mySQL-databases? please help me!
> thank you!
There's the "mysql" system database, but it doesn't store metadata.
You should use SHOW TABLES and the like to get info about
metadata. Check the MySQL documentation on SHOW.
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