List:General Discussion« Previous MessageNext Message »
From:walter harms Date:May 10 2009 5:32pm
Subject:Re: Unix compress equivalent
View as plain text  
hi Olaf,
in unix you have small programms that do one thing and not more.
What you want to archive is a compressed output files.

the most easy way is:

<send to stdout> | gzip -c >outfile

depending on your data replace gzip with zoo,lha,bzip2,compress,.....


Olaf Stein schrieb:
> Or even better, can I tell load data infile or somewhere in the table
> definition to compress whatever is written to the file?
> Thanks
> Olaf
> On 5/8/09 12:29 PM, "Olaf Stein" <olaf.stein@stripped> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> What is the equivalent in unix (more specifically python) to the compress()
>> function.
>> I am trying to make csv file for use with load data infile and am wondering
>> how to compress the strings that I would usually compress with compress() in
>> a regular sql statement. The field I am writing this into is longblob and I
>> need the compressed version here to be identical to what compress() would do
>> Thanks
>> olaf
>> ----------------------------------------- Confidentiality Notice:
>> The following mail message, including any attachments, is for the
>> sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential
>> and privileged information. The recipient is responsible to
>> maintain the confidentiality of this information and to use the
>> information only for authorized purposes. If you are not the
>> intended recipient (or authorized to receive information for the
>> intended recipient), you are hereby notified that any review, use,
>> disclosure, distribution, copying, printing, or action taken in
>> reliance on the contents of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If
>> you have received this communication in error, please notify us
>> immediately by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original
>> message. Thank you.
Unix compress equivalentOlaf Stein8 May
  • Re: Unix compress equivalentOlaf Stein8 May
    • Re: Unix compress equivalentwalter harms10 May
  • Re: Unix compress equivalentJanek Bogucki11 May
    • Re: Unix compress equivalentOlaf Stein11 May