Drop all tables from a database, without deleting it

MYSQL="mysql -h HOST -u USERNAME -pPASSWORD -D DB_NAME" ; $MYSQL -BNe "show tables" | awk '{print "set foreign_key_checks=0; drop table `" $1 "`;"}' | $MYSQL unset MYSQL

By: gadget00
2009-12-01 17:42:38

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