Re: Drop all tables
Posted by: Umesh Shastry
Date: April 11, 2006 03:15AM


Not sure whether this is a good practice to do so..but it works fine for me..(make sure the user have file privilege & the server has Information_schema database..)

Things to change here..
test- Name of the database

C:\MySQL5.1.7\bin>mysql -uroot test
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 50 to server version: 5.1.7-beta-community

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> SELECT concat('DROP TABLE',' ',table_name,';')
-> INTO OUTFILE "c:/umesh.sql"
-> FROM information_schema.TABLES
Query OK, 2 rows affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> source c:/umesh.sql;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)


Umesh Shastry

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