I have an SQL dump of db1 that contains this line:
If I import that file into db2 with:
mysql -D db2 -uroot -p < /var/backups/db1.sql.gz
Is there the risk that db1 will be overriden?
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By reading the official documentation, I'll say that your guess is right, the dump script will override the DB1 database.
The solution is the one proposed by Stuart, use a grep-like tool to find and replace "use db1" with "use db2" inside the dump file. Maybe even other references to db1 inside the dump script (procedures that use complete table names..). There are solutions for both Linux or Windows variants to edit that big text file.
Aside from using
should generate the dump without the