At 10:55 +1000 4/17/02, Daniel Kasak wrote:
>Can I alter a MySQL table (specifically a MyISAM) table while (MS
>Access) clients are connected?
>I want to add fields, not alter existing ones.
>Is this likely to cause corruption?
MySQL won't alter the table until it can get a write lock for exclusive
use. You won't corrupt the table, though the ALTER TABLE may block
while it waits for the lock.
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