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From:Sveta Smirnova Date:May 7 2013 9:49am
Subject:Re: Patch for mysqldump
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Hi Marco,

thank you for the patch!

Could you please open a feature request at, put your 
patch there and sign Oracle Contributor Agreement (OCA) as described in 
newly created bug report in "Contributions" tab?

This will make possible for Oracle to accept this patch and include into 
future versions.

Thank you,

On 05/05/2013 11:06 PM, Marco Gergele wrote:
> Hi,
> mysqldump can sort by primary key, but only ascending.
> mysqldump can not limit the number of rows.
> I have added two options:
> --order-by-primary-desc
>                        Sorts descending each table's rows by primary key, or
>                        first unique key, if such a key exists.  Useful when
>                        dumping a MyISAM table to be loaded into an
> InnoDB table,
>                        but will make the dump itself take considerably
> longer.
> --limit[=name]      (numeric!) Number of rows of each table to dump, 0=all
>                       rows
> I do need the number for "limit" as a string, so I try to avoid
> converting it into numbers and back into string.
> Greets - Marco Gergele

Sveta Smirnova, Principal Technical Support Engineer, Russia
MySQL @ Oracle, Moscow, Russia,
Patch for mysqldumpMarco Gergele5 May
  • Re: Patch for mysqldumpStewart Smith7 May
  • Re: Patch for mysqldumpSveta Smirnova7 May