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MySQL - Loading a text file into ue table



  • To load a text file, perform as follow:


$ tail /home/user1/test.txt 
   'name1',1,9 
   'name2',2,3 
   'name3',3,54 
   'name4',4,2 
   'name5',5,9 
  • In a table defined as follows:


CREATE TABLE chargertest ( 
                prim_key int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment, 
                name varchar(20), 
                x integer, 
                y integer, 
                z timestamp(14), 
                Constraint pk_chargertest PRIMARY KEY  (prim_key) 
);  
  • Note that the 'z' is not defined in the text file and the separator is','.


mysql> load data infile '/home/user1/test.txt' into table chargertest fields terminated by ',' (name,x,y);
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