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From:Dan Nelson Date:January 15 2001 9:37pm
Subject:Re: ISAM to MYISAM
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In the last episode (Jan 15), Aaron Schlesinger said:
> I've noticed that most of the really cool new features in MySQL use
> myisam tables. My tables are from an earlier version, and are only
> ISAM.
> 
> 2 Questions:
> 
> 1) How do you convert the tables?

Run mysql_convert_table_format, which will convert a whole database in
one step
 
> 2) Will my data be changed or corrupted by doing #1?

If it does get corrupted, it's a bug.  I've never had any problems with
it, but as always, make a backup just in case.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@stripped
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