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From:Jonathan Wakely Date:March 19 2007 7:56pm
Subject:Re: programmatic mysqldump
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On 19/03/07, Gary Anderson <ganderson@stripped> wrote:
> mysqldump -u user -p database table > outFile <passwordFile
> but that didn't work.  Can someone suggest an alternative?

If you're happy for the password to be in a file, you could use ~/.my.cnf

make that only readable by the user who runs the batch job, or put the
password in a different file and specify the file on the mysqldump
command line (IIRC it allows you to specify the my.cnf file to use)

programmatic mysqldumpGary Anderson19 Mar
  • Re: programmatic mysqldumpJonathan Wakely19 Mar