On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 09:52 +0000, Andy Wardley wrote: > /* > This table defines users of the > system who are Buffy fans. > */ > $ mysql < my_db_schema.sql > It's interpreting the line "system who are Buffy fans." as a shell command, > even though it's inside a comment. I thought ;; was an SQL comment, with # also working for MySQL. Has /* ... */ always worked?