-m, --max-column-size

Specifies the mask width for the columns in the source file.

Syntax

-m [MASKW]
--max-column-size=[MASKW]

Description

Mask width is the maximum number of characters a single field in a variable width text column. Some databases may not provide this information. The default is 1024 characters when uploading from an ODBC-compliant database and 5000 if when uploading a flat file.