You might want to try LINES TERMINATED BY '\r\n' or LINES TERMINATED
BY '\n'. I am not familiar with the auto option.
On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Ken Irwin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Using the ever-handy phpMyAdmin tool for MySQL db management, there's a CSV import option to parse lines like this (all GUI-like):
> LOAD DATA INFILE 'file.csv'
> INTO TABLE tbl_name
> FIELDS TERMINATED BY ','
> FIELDS ENCLOSED BY '\"',
> FIELDS ESCAPED BY '\"'
> LINES TERMINATED BY 'auto'
> However, when I try that same sort of thing on the command-line, I can't get "terminated by auto" to work, with or without quotes. Looking at the MySQL documentation, this doesn't actually seem to be a legitimate instruction - maybe it's something slick that phpMyAdmin is doing in the background?
> I want to be that slick too - does anyone know of a way to introduce that kind of flexibility at the code level? Have you already written a script that handles these variations? Any ideas?
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