Progress bar for MySQL import

pv -i 1 -p -t -e /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
Print out the progress of MySQL import using the pv command. Updates every second.
Sample Output
$ pv -i 1 -p -t -e /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
Enter password: 
0:01:12 [>                                                                                                                                              ]  1% ETA 1:58:28

By: wr8cr8
2012-02-06 08:16:55

What Others Think

The -l parameter of pv switch it to line mode pv -petli 1 /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
f4m8 · 450 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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