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Use flag –xml when you run mysqldump


If you have text data (like a web scrape) stored in a MySQL data­base, and you want to share the data, mysql­dump to XML using the –xml flag.

When fields are unlikely to con­tain tabs, an even sim­pler for­mat is a tab-separated file, cre­ated using the –tab=path flag to mysql­dump. path must be owned by the MySQL database user.

The Prob­lem