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# I realize this post is a year old, and I'm not sure whether you even use this script anymore,
# but I thought I'd mention a couple of optimizations that might help out anyone else using it.
# Sed accepts multiple commands in a single invocation, so you can eliminate one tempfile by
# combining the two sed commands into one call:
sed -e '/^INSERT_INTO `drupal_cache/d;/^INSERT_INTO `drupal_watchdog`/d;' < dump_raw.sql > dump.sql
# However, thanks to the power of regular expressions, this could even be combined into a single regexp
# that matches both lines of interest:
sed -e '/^INSERT_INTO `drupal_\(cache\|watchdog`\)/d;' < dump_raw.sql > dump.sql
# Either of these forms will significantly speed up the processing on large dumps, because it will
# only have to scan through the entire file once. I'm not sure whether there's anything to argue one
# form over the other, my suspicion is that sed's regexp processing is optimized well enough to make
# the differences negligible.
# By the same token, here-docs let us use cat to replace all three of those echo statements:
cat >> dump.sql << '__EOF__'
UPDATE `drupal_variable` SET `value`='s:27:\"sites/dpedu.io/privatefiles\";' WHERE `name`='file_private_path';
UPDATE `drupal_variable` SET `value`='s:20:\"sites/dpedu.io/files\";' WHERE `name`='file_public_path';
UPDATE `drupal_variable` SET `value`='s:4:\"/tmp\";' WHERE `name`='file_temporary_path';
__EOF__
# (The single-quotes around the here-doc terminator ('__EOF__') cause the entire here-doc to be interpreted
# as if it's wrapped in single quotes, which eliminates the need for all of that tedious escaping.)
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