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Download SQL backup error

Discussion in 'Database Discussion' started by nisse, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. nisse

    nisse Well-Known Member

    Nov 11, 2003
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    Backups created using the "Download a MySQL Database Backup" option will not restore if any of the table or field names contain the "-" character.

    Example of results using "Download a MySQL Database Backup":

    CREATE TABLE test-table (
      test-field tinyint(4) NOT NULL default '0',
    ) TYPE=MyISAM;
    Example of results from WHM-generated full backup:

    CREATE TABLE `test-table` (
      `test-field` tinyint(4) NOT NULL default '0',
    ) TYPE=MyISAM;
    In the first example, the quotes around the table and field names are missing. This backup will not restore, while the WHM backup restores correctly.

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