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Re: Please explain why i get a incorrect string value error
Posted by: Bogdan Degtyariov
Date: May 06, 2020 12:26AM

With so little information it is not clear why exactly the LOAD DATA INFILE has failed, but one thing is very clear: the CSV file has bytes above 127:

\xEF\xBF\xBD --> convert to decimal --> xEF=239, xBF=191, xBD=189

MySQL is trying to interpret these bytes as multibyte characters and the conversion fails.

It is OK to have multibyte characters in the imported files, but specifying the character set would definitely help. So if your CSV file is UTF8 the LOAD DATA should looks like this:

load data infile 'C:\\ProgramData\\MySQL\\MySQL Server 8.0\\Uploads\\Pass0.csv'
into table autoscratch.pass0
fields terminated by ','
enclosed by '"'
lines terminated by '\r\n'
ignore 1 rows;

More information on the syntax for LOAD DATA can be found here:

Hope this helps.

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