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J. David Blackstone has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and nine years of experience at a wireless telecommunications company, where he learned Perl and never looked back. J. David has an advantage in that he works really hard, he has a passion for writing good software, and he knows many of the world's best Perl programmers.

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Tuesday August 27, 2002
01:42 PM

Further adventures of crummy documentation

[ #7350 ]

I want to backup and restore a mysql database. I think I've found the program to back it up. I just need to know what to do with the dump to restore it.

So I find this page. You'll see a little more than halfway down the page a two step procedure for restoring the backup, where step 1 is "1. Restore the original mysqldump backup." Thanks.

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  • Turns out the manpage for the mysql client itself ends with the statement that:

    You can also read a backup dump file back into MySQL with:

           mysql  database < backup-file.sql
    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers