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From:Peter Brawley Date:March 25 2006 2:54pm
Subject:Re: Loading Data File into Database Table
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Lola

 >I keep getting an error message:

 >ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the 
manual that corresponds to your >MySQL server version for the right 
syntax to use near 'standardwttype.txt`

Use single quotes not (dreaded) backticks.

PB

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Lola J. Lee Beno wrote:
> I'm trying to import a set of data into a database (MySQL 5.0.17-max). 
> Here's the query that I tried to run:
>
> LOAD DATA INFILE `standardwttype.txt`
> INTO TABLE StandardWeightType
> FIELDS TERMINATED BY `\t`
> LINES TERMINATED BY `\r`
> (standard_wt_type_id, standard_wt_desc, standard_wt_lud);
>
> And here's a sample of the data that I'm trying to load:
>
> 1    Cobweb    2005-01-13 15:21:50.654149
> 2    Lace Weight    2005-01-13 15:21:50.654149
> 3    Sock    2005-01-13 15:21:50.654149
> 4    Fingering    2005-01-13 15:21:50.654149
> 5    Baby    2005-01-13 15:21:50.654149
>
>
> There is a tab between each field, and each line terminates with \r, I 
> believe (I use OSX).
>
> I keep getting an error message:
>
> ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the 
> manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right 
> syntax to use near 'standardwttype.txt`
>
>
> I've tried running just the first two line of the query and gotten an 
> error message.  I checked the online manual to make sure my syntax is 
> correct, and checked "The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5".
>
> How do I make this work?
>
>
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Loading Data File into Database TableLola J. Lee Beno25 Mar
  • Re: Loading Data File into Database TablePeter Brawley25 Mar
    • Re: Loading Data File into Database TableLola J. Lee Beno25 Mar
      • Re: Loading Data File into Database TableLola J. Lee Beno25 Mar
      • Re: Loading Data File into Database TablePeter Brawley26 Mar