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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 10 2001 8:30pm
Subject:Re: mysqldump question (very basic)
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At 12:11 PM -0700 9/10/01, Gene Gurevich wrote:
>Hi.
>
>I'm trying to run a mysqldump.  I enter mysqldump
>-databases in order to backup all the databases. For
>some reason all I'm getting back is a help on the
>mysqldump. What am I doing wrong?

If you're really entering the option as -databases, try --databases.
Otherwise, check whether your version of MySQL is older than 3.23.12,
which is when this option was added.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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