Today's MySQL Suckage
paulm at paulm.com
Fri Jan 23 10:53:40 GMT 2009
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Jonathan Stowe
<jns at integration-house.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/23 Paul Makepeace <paulm at paulm.com>:
>> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Andy Wardley <abw at wardley.org> wrote:
>>> I have a file which defines a MySQL database schema. It looks a bit
>>> like this:
>>> This table defines users of the
>>> system who are Buffy fans.
>>> CREATE TABLE buffy_fans (
>>> I feed it in thusly:
>>> $ mysql < my_db_schema.sql
>>> And it says:
>>> usage: who [-abdHlmpqrstTu] [am I] [file]
>> I for one can't replicate this.
>> MySQL 5.0.51a
> Ah that old "the mysql suckage is fixed in the very next version" gambit.
> Let's test this.
Sure, it also doesn't do that on Debian stable (5.0.32) released two years ago.
$ mysql -V
mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.32, for pc-linux-gnu (i486) using readline 5.2
$ tee foo.sql | mysql
Nice try tho ;-)
> Another thing that sucks about MySQL is its name.
Agree there... At least PostgreSQL provides a name that sucks much
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