Slightly OT: Switching mySQL from win to Mac OSX

tkuypers at pandora.be tkuypers at pandora.be
Mon Nov 17 14:43:26 CST 2003


Alex,
Sorry for my late response, but thanks, this got me started and it worked
:-D

Ton Kuypers

> From: Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com>
> Reply-To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 16:35:39 -0700
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> Subject: Re: Slightly OT: Switching mySQL from win to Mac OSX
> 
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> On Nov 14, 2003, at 4:18 PM, tkuypers at pandora.be wrote:
>> Anyone any suggestions?
> 
> I would not move the raw data files between different servers. It might
> work but a lot could go wrong: different mysql table types, different
> architecture, different mysql servers versions, etc.
> 
> Mysql has command-line tools for creating, exporting and importing
> databases. That's what I would use. Use "mysqldump" to get a snapshot
> of the database, use "mysqladmin" to create the database on a new
> server, then do something like "mysql -u username dbname < dump.sql "
> to load the sql dump file.
> 
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