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rekha 10Dec2009 12:20

Unknown database error
 
Hi,

I have used the following code to get xml output from mysql.
Code:

>mysql -u root -X -e "select * from xxx" database_name;
But i get the following error,

Code:

ERROR:1049<42000>:unknown database 'database_name;'

venami 10Dec2009 14:53

Re: Unknown database error
 
As far as the syntax is concerned, it is correct. But the above error occurs only when the database that you are trying to use "database_name" doesn't exist.

You should check whether you have specified the correct database name and then try the command again.

rekha 10Dec2009 15:13

Re: Unknown database error
 
Hi venami,

Thanks for the reply.I got it solved by removing semicolon at the end of the statement.


Thanks.

venami 10Dec2009 17:13

Re: Unknown database error
 
Very good :) I still remember me doing the same mistake a long time ago :D

I missed to notice it in your error statement :)


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