View Full Version : handling ; at the end of exported .db file
09-11-2006, 07:38 PM
i have exported a large database - that big i cant import it in one piece, so i have to import it via mysql_query and first explode the whole string.
but, i have problems with ';' at the end of each clause. how can i tell mysql to eat them?
INSERT INTO mytable a,b VALUES ('c','d');
why can't you import it in one piece? if mysql could export it, it should be able to import it...
are you using some gui front-end, or the mysql command line?
using mysql_query doesn't seem particularly sensible, but http://php.net/substr might help...
09-11-2006, 08:27 PM
are you not able to upload the file to your server?
if you can then just run:
and then the file will run the inserts, table builds etc.
09-11-2006, 09:47 PM
i cannot upload it and execute in phpmyadmin because it is too big... execution time too large...
well, this with 'source' could be interesting, i have to check around:)
09-11-2006, 09:48 PM
huh... and how can i use this source thing?
09-11-2006, 11:50 PM
ftp the file to your server and then within the SQL query area of phpmyadmin run the command I showed you.
09-12-2006, 12:40 AM
09-12-2006, 02:29 PM
You may be able to run it like that, I'm not sure. What I would do is just use the tab in phpmyadmin that is labeled SQL query.
within that only type:
you will need the entire path to the file UNLESS you ftp'd the file into your mysql/data directory.
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