How do I copy the schema of an existing database into a brand new database without copying the data ? (so not dbunload -an )

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asked 12 Nov, 05:40

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You want -n "Does not unload database data; reload.sql contains SQL statements to build the structure of the database only. If you want the reload.sql file to contain LOAD TABLE or INPUT statements, use -nl instead. "

Then create a new database, connect to it and run the reload.sql script.

http://dcx.sybase.com/index.html#sa160/en/dbadmin/dbunload.html

BTW it's always worth saying which version of SQLA you are running.

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answered 12 Nov, 07:26

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Just to add:

The initial section of the "reload.sql" file contains a comment with an according CREATE DATABASE statement you can use to build the new database with appropriate settings for page size, collations and the like.

(12 Nov, 07:36) Volker Barth
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