Latest Version: 1.0


The latest version of the mysql_coldiff program is available via the links below:

The file is a gzip compressed tar file. Download it to your system, and unpack it with the command tar -zxvf mysql_coldiff-1_0.tgz which should create a mysql_coldiff-1_0 directory.

MySQLTM is a Trademark of MySQL AB in the United States and other countries, and is used according to the terms of the MySQL AB Trademark Policy. A copy of this policy can be found at the MySQL AB website.

The mysql_coldiff program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

The commandl package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

The mysql_coldiff program should be straightforward to set up and use, as long as you have the right Perl modules installed. Read the README file and the mysql_coldiff program file itself.


If you are using this program on a frequent basis, you may get tired of entering your username, password, and/or MySQLTM hostname, they can be specified in the program as defaults. If you place your MySQLTM password in this program, be mindful of the security risk that implies. A reasonable solution is to remove any group or others permissions this file might have (man chmod for details).