I checked my own backup script from earlier years and everything was good.
You know, if I could simply figure out where the data was actually stored,
in what file, I could copy it over to another computer. Any ideas?
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
> While not python, maybe this bash script will give you some clues?
> Also, please don't cross post to multiple lists. Not everyone on this mySQL
> list is on the python list and vice versa. It's just bad netiquette.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: news [mailto:news@stripped] On Behalf Of Emile van Sebille
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 7:18 AM
> > To: mysql@stripped
> > Cc: python-list@stripped
> > Subject: Re: Problem w/ mysqldump
> > On 9/2/2009 3:43 AM Victor Subervi said...
> > > Hi:
> > > I have the following python code:
> > > import os
> > > os.system("mysqldump -u root -pPASSWORD --opt spreadsheets
> > > dump.sql")
> > First, test this at the system command line -- you'll likely get an
> > empty file there as well, so calling from within python
> > simply does the
> > same.
> > Then read the mysqldump docs for the command arguments and supply the
> > database name...
> > Emile
> > > This nicely creates the file...but the file is empty! The
> > database exists
> > > and has lots of data, I double-checked it. If there is
> > nothing wrong with my
> > > code, is there some way to do the same thing from within
> > MySQL? Can I at
> > > least print everything to screen and copy it? Where would I
> > find my database
> > > in Windoze?
> > > TIA,
> > > Victor
> > >
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