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?

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it is a text file, extracting the relavent entries
grep tablename backup.sql
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 --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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