convert myisam to innodb

for I in $(echo "show tables" | mysql -u<user> <database>`; do echo "ALTER TABLE $I ENGINE = INNODB"| mysql -u<user> <database>; done
Convert all Tables from MyISAM to InnoDB

By: int9h
2011-12-16 14:51:10

What Others Think

You have a typo in your command. You're mixing $() with nasty backticks ``. Should be: for I in $(echo "show tables" | mysql -u<user> <database);h do echo "ALTER TABLE $I ENGINE = INNODB" | mysql -u<user> <database>; done
atoponce · 432 weeks and 1 day ago
... and i ended up with a typo in mine. s/\;h/\;/. :)
atoponce · 432 weeks and 1 day ago

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