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Re: Parsing mysqldump files

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 24, 2013 at 20:45 UTC ( #1020428=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Parsing mysqldump files

SQL::Statement, mysql parse -> DBIx::MyParse - Perl API for MySQL's SQL Parser
DBIx::MyParsePP - Pure-perl SQL parser based on MySQL grammar and lexer

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Re^2: Parsing mysqldump files
by puterboy (Scribe) on Feb 26, 2013 at 21:15 UTC
    SQL::Statement looked great at first, HOWEVER, it doesn't seem to handle the MySQL syntax of putting backquotes around column and table names... so it signals a parsing error. It would be great if there were a MySQL version...

    DBIx::MyParse and DBIx::MyParsePP seem to be very low level parsers in that they create huge trees just parsing a simple MySQL INSERT statement and it wasn't/isn't obvious to me how to extract the high level aspects of the MySQL statement constructs from the generated parse hash.

    I'm really just trying to parse the array-of-array like structure used by the MySQL INSERT statement to insert multiple rows into a table. It may even be close enough to a perl array-of-arrays to use perl to parse it...

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