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Import zipped mysql dumps

Stanislav KhromovStanislav Khromov
unzip -p | mysql -u root -p dbname

-p flag pipes the output.
Make sure the zip file contains only a single sql file.
Make sure to change dbname to the name of your database on the MySQL server.

unzip manpage

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  • Konka
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    Konka Konka

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    Bro Any possibility of importing zipped XLSV files to DB and to extract data from zipped XLSV files.

    • Stanislav Khromov
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      Stanislav Khromov Stanislav Khromov

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      That’s a whole different beast. You’d have to find a command line utility that can perform XLSV -> SQL conversion.