>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Hall <rhall@stripped> writes:
Robert> I recently inherited a MySQL database when a coworker left
Robert> the company. When I looked into maintenance procedures, I
Robert> discovered that the database is being backed up nightly by
Robert> a crontab file that triggers a script. The script has the
Robert> following two lines in a for loop: isamchk -eiv
Robert> /path/$i/*.ISM > /path/$i-ismcheck.log ; mysqldump -u
Robert> <login> -p <adgangsord> $i > /path/$i.dump; The
Robert> skip_locking variable is set to ON.
I believe mysqlhotcopy does some of what he above does. See how it
does it and modify it or write your own version.
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