mysqldump has a --where argument that allows you to pass in a where clause.
On Thursday, October 18, 2012, Stefan Kuhn wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I want to get insert statements from a mysql database for a number of rows
> a table, specified by a where clause. I also need the inserts for the
> datasets linked via foreign keys in other tables. So I need a sort of
> dump, a bit like mysqldump, but restricted to a (small) set of data. This
> needs to be done in a Java program, using mysql via jdbc.
> Does anybody know an easy way to do this? Of course I could build the
> statements in the java code, but I thought mysql might offer that or at
> parts of it. Does anybody have an idea?
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