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MYSQL mysqlimport

Basic usage

Given the tab-separated file employee.txt

1 \t Arthur Dent

2 \t Marvin

3 \t Zaphod Beeblebrox

$ mysql --user=user --password=password mycompany -e 'CREATE TABLE employee(id INT, name
$ mysqlimport --user=user --password=password mycompany employee.txt

Using a custom field-delimiter

Given the text file employee.txt

1|Arthur Dent


3|Zaphod Beeblebrox

$ mysqlimport --fields-terminated-by='|' mycompany employee.txt

Using a custom row-delimiter

This example is useful for windows-like endings:

$ mysqlimport --lines-terminated-by='\r\n' mycompany employee.txt


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