On Thu, 1999-09-09 12:08:57 +0200, Bernhard Thoni wrote:
> Subject: Re: link to a good webpage describing "how to deal with /
> make references in mysql"
> is it possible to do at all?
Please have a look at the MySQL Reference Manual! E.g.
<URL: http://www.wipol.uni-bonn.de/MySQL/Manual_chapter/manual_toc.html >
See chapter "5.3.5 Foreign Keys" and "8.3.5 Using foreign keys".
Or quoting a paragraph from chapter "7.6 CREATE TABLE syntax":
| The FOREIGN KEY, CHECK and REFERENCES clauses don't actually do
| anything. The syntax for them is provided only for compatibility, to
| make it easier to port code from other SQL servers and to run
| applications that create tables with references.
Martin Ramsch <m.ramsch@stripped> <URL: http://home.pages.de/~ramsch/ >
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