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Posted by: alexey petrovsky
Date: June 04, 2006 12:44PM

1) Use .schema output to construct valid mysql CREATE TABLE statements. It may be hard to guess your layout of SQLite because it's typeless.

You can have such a schema --

CREATE TABLE yourtable (a,b,c,d,e);

-- so it may be need to analyze structure of the each field and guess it's type for all entries there. It maybe simplier if you have CREATE TABLE with types assigned.

Edit the header file in a separate file.

sqlite> .sch

-- and copy&paste the table declaration into an editor of your preference.

2) Next step is create INSERT statements:

$ sqlite yourdatabase.db
sqlite> .mode insert
sqlite> .output yourdatabase2mysql.sql

OR:

$ echo ".dump" | sqlite yourdatabase.db > yourdatabase2mysql.sql

3) Insert your a) header file (see #1), b) yourdatabase2mysql.sql

$ mysql -u user -p password yourdatabase <your_header.sql
$ mysql -u user -p password yourdatabase <yourdatabas2mysql.sql

Hope this helps!

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