Have you ever wondered what was in those .frm files littered
throughout your data directory? Better still, have you
encountered a situation where your data is either missing (was
deleted) or damaged and all you have is the .frm files but don't
know the structure of the table? Well, wonder no more!
The MySQL Utilities Team is pleased to announce the newest utility - the .frm reader (mysqlfrm). This utility is designed to read .frm files and produce a facsimile of the CREATE statement for the table or view.
That's Impossible! How Can That Work?
It works by making a copy of the .frm file(s) and launching a new, …