One common error is trying to do this inside the mysql console, instead
of the shell prompt, i think thats your problem because at least the
first one is correct.
Red Hope wrote:
> Hey y'all,
> I've been fussing with the MySQL dump procedure to
> backup my stuff. I'm on MySQL 5.0.41 and I have tried
> so hard to get it to dump my files into .sql format
> but my syntax is wrong, wrong, wrong. lol
> I put below examples what I've been entering to get my
> databases backed up. I always get an error or I get
> locked into the "->" thing if I don't use the
> Any help would be awesome!
> Thank you,
> Tried & Wrong
> mysqldump -u root -ppassword test > test.sql
> mysqldump -u root -ppassword test > test.sql;
> mysqldump -u root -ppassword -databases test >
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