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Is there a way to open shell with WAMP?

I need to be able to run some UNIX commands with my local WAMP server.


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Doesn't WAMP stand for Windows Apache MySQL PHP? LAMP is Linux Apache MySQL PHP. Is the server Windows or Linux? –  kobaltz Mar 16 '12 at 0:18
If it is Windows, take a look at the GNUWin32 project for Windows ports of some of the key *nix tools. –  Andrew Lambert Mar 16 '12 at 0:22
I need to be able to use shell commands to import sql files to mysql database using mysql command and do some shell scripting commands. Is there a way to do this? –  Jae Choi Mar 16 '12 at 0:32
This is for Windows with WAMP software installed –  Jae Choi Mar 16 '12 at 0:32
As far as I'm concerned I normally run something like this mysql -u username -p DATA-BASE-NAME < data.sql and this command cannot be run on mysql console but only on linux shell. –  Jae Choi Mar 16 '12 at 0:57

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Use Cygwin and install MySQL with the Cygwin package.

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AFAIK, in WAMP, you have phpmyadmin, and inside it, you can run some SQL commands and import SQL files or dumps.

For the shell, you can consider installing cygwin

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