[mythtv-users] Backing up mysql database.

Andrew Burgess aab at cichlid.com
Thu Sep 6 16:03:14 UTC 2007

>> I also like that when I dump my database, it's human-readable so if I 
>> ever need to restore, I can actually see at what point I'm restoring and 
>> if I need to make any modifications before I restore, I can do that by hand.
>Good luck inspecting that ~20Mb text file...

Yeah that's a problem. I like backing it up as xml too, that generates
vastly shorter lines so grep is actually useful to inspect it.

There's probably an sql prettyprinter somewhere...

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