MySQL Restore

I have a full backup ( a .sql file) of a MySQL database. I need to restore a single table, not the full database.

How can I do that?

Thanks
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arnoldCommented:
it is a text file, extracting the relavent entries
grep tablename backup.sql
InsoftserviceCommented:
Try out this one.

where mytable is table name
mysql.sql is .sql file which contain whole db.
It will dump all record of table into mytable.sql

sed -n -e '/CREATE TABLE.*mytable/,/CREATE TABLE/p' mysql.sql > mytable.sql

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theGhost_k8Database ConsultantCommented:
There is this great tool of mysqldumpsplitter you should use.

It's as easy as
sh mysqldumpsplitter.sh --source filename.sql  --extract TABLE --match_str table-name

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You can read more things you can do here in mysqldumpsplitter recipes.
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