I'm using the latest sqlite3 3.19.3 (the package version 3.19.3-3 of
I want that sqlite3 .dump outputs a dump file with newline characters
appearing as is. But since 3.19 sqlite3 dump is using
The reason I want that is that the dump file is version controlled with
git and I chose sqlite3 -at that time 3.18- notably because it was able
to keep these newlines verbatim in dump files (only quoting the quote
and I use git precommit and postmerge hooks to dump & restore that DB when doing git operations.
BTW, I could probably propose a patch to fix that (probably some .lessquote metacommand) but
getting an official paper from my employer (a French goverment owned organization CEA) is much more trouble
than coding the patch itself.