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Drop An Entire Schema

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In MySQL, if you have a file with your schema and want to drop all your tables, use this one-liner from shell:


perl -ne '/^\s*create\s+table\s+(\S+)/ && print "drop table if exists $1;\n"' schema.sql | mysql 


Add your username, password and database to the mysql call.
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