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From:Martijn Tonies Date:August 15 2005 8:43am
Subject:Re: cannot drop database
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> I need to drop a database named 
> ÃáãÃáà using the mysql
> client.  I'm
> getting "you have an error in your sql syntax" for the command
>
> DROP database ÃáãÃáÃ;
>
> I'm sure this is a character set issue.  How can I drop this database?

What about using backticks around it:

drop database `yourname`

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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