[ic] exporting all tables for backup

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 12:01:54 EST 2005

> > I can set up an IC job in the crontab to run that ITL script right
> > before the tar command.  Alternatively, a mysqldump command run right
> > before the tar command would work.
> I'd recommend using the mysqldump.  It's quicker to restore your
> catalog, if need be.  Otherwise you will have the issue where, after
> catastrophic failure, you restore your catalog dir but IC won't load the
> catalog because your backed-up catalog config is telling IC that the
> products table is in your SQL database, which it isn't because you
> intended to restore that from the text database.
> Jeff

I see what you're saying.  In other words, to do it my way you'd have
to go through and remove each products/*.sql file after restoring the

- Grant

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