mysql_convert_table_format converts the tables in a database to
use a particular storage engine (MyISAM by default).
mysql_convert_table_format is written in Perl and requires that
the DBI and DBD::MariaDB Perl modules be installed (see
Section 2.15, “Perl Installation Notes”).
Invoke mysql_convert_table_format like this:
shell> mysql_convert_table_format [options]db_name
The db_name argument indicates the database containing the tables
to be converted.
mysql_convert_table_format supports the options described in the
Display a help message and exit.
Continue even if errors occur.
Connect to the MariaDB server on the given host.
The password to use when connecting to the server. Note that
the password value is not optional for this option, unlike
for other MariaDB programs.
Specifying a password on the command line should be
considered insecure. You can use an option file to avoid
giving the password on the command line.
The TCP/IP port number to use for the connection.
For connections to localhost, the Unix socket file to use.
Specify the storage engine that the tables should be
converted to use. The default is MyISAM if this option is not
The MariaDB user name to use when connecting to the server.
Verbose mode. Print more information about what the program
Display version information and exit.
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