On Tue, 25 Jun 2002 14:29:08 -0700
"Michael Robbins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I'm looking for a utility that can compare two database structures and
> generate a SQL statement that will duplicate the differences.
> I'm using mySQL and I have both live and development databases.  While
> working on the development database, I frequently make changes to table
> structures, adding/removing tables or columns, changing column types, or
> adding/removing indexes.  
> When I'm ready to move my changes to the live site, I'd like to just
> compare the two databases, and have it generate a SQL statement that I
> can run on my live database, so that it's structure will match my
> development database.  This would be much easier than trying to make all
> of the changes manually, or writing my own script to make the changes
> (how would you test this? Can't test it on the development database, the
> changes are already there.  Can't test it on the live database, what if
> there's a mistake of some kind?)
> Anybody out there know of a (or a couple) of utilities to do this?
Here is 2 usefull tools, I use the 2nd without big problems.



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