I didn't know the CSV table-type existed -- sounds really cool!
As I understand it, it will save table data in a flat CSV file, but if
I already have a CSV file, can I trick MySQL into thinking it's a
table? That wasn't clear from the documentation.
On Apr 5, 2005, at 7:47 PM, Renato Golin wrote:
> You could use the CSV table type:
> Or use the LOAD DATA INFILE to import all data:
> --- Richard Miller <richardkmiller@stripped> wrote:
>> I have a dozen, very large CSV files that I would
>> like to put into a
>> MySQL database, with 1 table per file. Does anyone
>> know of a PHP (or
>> other) script that can read the first few lines of a
>> CSV file and
>> create an appropriate CREATE TABLE statement based
>> on the data it
>> finds? (Even better, it could import the file
>> afterwards!) I'm not
>> picky about data types here; I'd simply like to get
>> this data into
>> tables so I can work with it more easily.
>> Richard Miller
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