On 2012-06-14, Gary Aitken <mysql@stripped> wrote:
> So... I wanted to read the data line at a time and use a plain INSERT statement.
> That way I could check for duplicate keys and discover where the duplicate records are.
> However, I can't find a way to read input from the console or a file. What am I missing?
> I know I could write a java or C++ program to do this, but it seems like overkill for what
> should be a trivial task.
I don't know of any stock mysql program that does such a thing. You
could write a Perl or Python program for this task; this program would
probably be fairly short.