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Re: Copying data and settings from old to new computer?

On Wednesday 16 June 2010, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 16 Juni 2010 schrieb Michael Schuerig:
> > On Wednesday 16 June 2010, Martin Steigerwald wrote:

> > Amarok is a different case. It uses an embedded MySQL engine
> > (mysqle) and I haven't found a way to dump that. The upshot? I had
> > to rescan my entire music collection and lost my ratings and
> > statistics in the process.
> But not this one.
> Maybe you can dump it, if you install a 32 bit - I don't know if a 64
> bit MySQL will work - MySQL server and put the directory

I tried to do that on the old machine. Using a MySQL 32-bit *server* to 
run with the MySQLe data dir. Didn't work.

> Maybe there is another command for dumping an MySQL embedded
> database. Did you use a search engine to find something like that?

I was unable to find anything relevant on the web. I'm using MySQL (if I 
can't use PostgreSQL) for software development and these are details 
even I am not familiar with, I would expect an ordinary user to have any 
idea of them.


Michael Schuerig

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