Looking for reassurance - MySQL Back-up

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Sat Mar 11 13:23:54 MST 2006


Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> I added "--skip-grant-tables" to the server start-up so there would be
> no permission issues.  I then issued "mysqldump -A -a > full-dump.sql".
> The docs seem to suggest that this will dump everything but I just want
> to be sure.  You can't put a price on the word of the experienced.

Here's the experience I've drawn from, FWIW:

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/mysql-upgrading.xml

Shane




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