At 7:31 PM +0100 7/11/01, Sara wrote:
>I am using Paul Dubois' book MySQL to teach myself. He has sample
>data base data which one can load using his scripts.
>However, the book doesn't say where the scripts have to be loaded to
>inorder for them to work ie which directory?
>Also can someone just confirm the syntax for a create table script
>(ie how to load it).
>The theory I understand, howerver I'm having some problems with
>Many thanks in anticipation
Assuming you have unpacked the samp_db distribution into a directory
named samp_db, just cd into that directory, and then to execute a
file of SQL statements, use this command:
mysql samp_db < filename
For example, to run the create_president.sql script:
mysql samp_db < create_president.sql
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped