You could run a system command from the web browser to import the text file.
If you have access to PHPmyAdmin, you could use it to then import the file.
Or finally, you should be able to read the contents of the file into a
variable (if it's small enough) and then run the query using mysql_query.

My personal preference is phpmyadmin.  It's a very good database interface
and can be retrieved from

Robbert van Andel 

-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Cary [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2005 4:02 PM
Cc: Chris Herron
Subject: [PHP-DB] Using PHP to import a DB

My client switched from a dedicated server to a shared server, so I 
cannot use the command line to import a DB that was produced with 
mysqldump.  Can I duplicate "mysql -u user -p db < /tmp/mydb" with php?

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated....


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