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EMMA(1) General Commands Manual EMMA(1)


emma - extendable MySQL managing assistant


emma [-h|--help] [-d|--debug] [-l output_log [-f|--flush]]


This manual page documents briefly the emma command ( Emma on Debian systems)

emma is a graphical toolkit for MySQL database developers and administrators, it is the successor of yamysqlfront.

Its main features are:
* Dialogs to create/modify MySQL databases, tables and associated indexes
* Result sets grouped in tabs
* SQL editor:
+ Tabs
+ Built-in syntax highlighting
+ Table and field name tab-completion
+ Automatic SQL statement formatting
* Export to CSV files
* Multiple simultaneously opened MySQL connections


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

show help message
output debug information on stdout

-l, --log FILE append all output to a specified log file

flush {stdout,log} after each write


emma was written by Florian Schmidt <>.

This manual page was written by Piotr Ozarowski <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

October 24, 2006