CJ Fearnley on 13 Jul 2017 16:01:22 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] The most pernicious bug in WordPress

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 06:33:49PM -0400, brent timothy saner wrote:
> On 07/13/2017 06:13 PM, Stephen R Guglielmo wrote:
> > I use wp-cli's search-replace command to do this. I often clone our prod
> > wordpress db to non-prod and wp-cli is how I correct the DB.
> > 
> > You can't run a regular search/replace on the DB because data is stored
> > serialized (another "why?!?!?"); wp-cli's handles this correctly.
> > 
> i just do a mysqldump, sed the dump, and import the edited dump for
> wordpress. works fine for me.

I tried that once. It blew up.

Actually I used vim's search and replace. Maybe sed would work better?

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