mysql_find_rows [options] [file_name ...]

       mysql_find_rows reads files containing SQL statements and extracts
       statements that match a given regular expression or that contain USE
       db_name or SET statements. The utility expects statements to be
       terminated with semicolon (;) characters.

       Invoke mysql_find_rows like this:

           shell> mysql_find_rows [options] [file_name ...]

       Each file_name argument should be the name of file containing SQL
       statements. If no file names are given, mysql_find_rows reads the
       standard input.


           mysql_find_rows --regexp=problem_table --rows=20 < update.log
           mysql_find_rows --regexp=problem_table  update-log.1 update-log.2

       mysql_find_rows supports the following options:

       o   --help, --Information

           Display a help message and exit.

       o   --regexp=pattern

           Display queries that match the pattern.

       o   --rows=N

           Quit after displaying N queries.

       o   --skip-use-db

           Do not include USE db_name statements in the output.

       o   --start_row=N

           Start output from this row.

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