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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 3 2001 2:11am
Subject:Re: specifying a delimiter
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At 10:01 AM -0500 5/2/01, admin@stripped wrote:
>Being new to MySQL, I am having a problem getting output from it to the
>shell that is formatted the way I need.  I need a table to be written to a
>file with a delimiter.
>something like :
>mysql -uroot -ptest database < sql
>Then I run that script like this:
>./ > output.txt
>Any delimiter is ok except for tab.  Is this possible?
>Thanks, in advance,

Not with mysql by itself.  You can use sed or tr to change
the tab in mysql's output to something else.  The syntax for
tr varies among systems, but on one of my systems (RedHat),
both of these work:

mysql .... < sql | tr '\t' :

mysql .... < sql | tr '\011' :

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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