[kwlug-disc] how to duplicate a mysql database?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Aug 26 03:44:22 EDT 2009
On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> It is actually difficult to do what you have seen. The hardest part
> is assigning permissions for a user. You can skip that if you are
> testing with root.
yes, i'll be testing as root, so i assume i can skip that "GRANT"
> # mysqladmin create newdb
> # mysql
> mysql> GRANT ALL ON newdb.* to someuser at localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'somepass';
> # mysqldump olddb | mysql newdb
i'd seen a number of solutions that did that last part in two steps:
dump the db to a file, then run mysql as a separate command. so
there's nothing wrong with using a pipe and driving the output to the
input? good. i thought that was acceptable, i just wanted to make
of course, all will be backed up thoroughly. :-)
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry.
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