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I have trouble scheduling a backup in mysql periodically, most of the tools do not recognize the geometric field, for example navicat which says

Can not get geometry object from data you send to the GEOMETRY field

others simply do not create the table or do not fill the field with the information, someone knows a solution that is free and effective for this problem

Sorry, forgot to mention, the database is in windows and mysql version is 5.5.25

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I had already seen that post, the problem is that I have to schedule a backup periodically, looking for other than a manual process – phipex Oct 31 '13 at 21:51
Can you use mysqldump or are there still existing bugs ??? – RolandoMySQLDBA Oct 31 '13 at 22:00

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