[CentOS] mysql 4 > 5 export import issue

Tom Brown tom at ng23.net
Mon Nov 3 09:40:06 UTC 2008


> The characters look binary, so this might be a problem of conversion
> latin1 -> utf8 or vice versa.
>
> Try dumping with:
>
> mysqldump --default-character-set=binary ... >/path/to/dumpfile
>
> And loading the dump with:
>
> mysql --default-character-set=binary ... >/path/to/dumpfile
>
> Let us know if that works.
>
> HTH,
>   


thanks for all the suggestions - in the end i opted for rsyncing the 
datafiles for this db and for me this worked fine. Not the 'correct' way 
but one that worked OK at the time.

thanks



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