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Avoiding Garbled Characters Upon Restoration with Dump Retrieved by mysqldump (Doc ID 2158798.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When restoring a dump like below, some multi byte characters may get garbled.

shell> mysqldump -uroot -p ... more options ... > dump.sql

shell> mysql -uroot -p < dump.sql



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