[Mediawiki-l] How to export and import from a command line?
alexis.moinet at fpms.ac.be
Wed Aug 22 08:55:04 UTC 2007
Dennis Carr wrote :
> So that said, what would be the fastest way to do this?
afaik : mysql database backup and then import on the new server
> Do I do an export from the command line and re-import the same way (and how would I
> do this?)
I think it's maintenance/dumpBackup.php (with --full option to have the full history exported) and importDump.php but I've no idea how reliable/up-to-date (and how fast) it is ...
> or would it be a simple case of transplanting the database from the mysql console
> (again, how?)
> And if the former, how would I turn off the "don't export history" bit?
--full option in the command line
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