At 9:33 +0200 1/8/03, Octavian Rasnita wrote:
>I've read the following in a MySQL book:
> A special case of record deletion occurs when you clear out a table
>entirely using a DELETE with no WHERE clause:
> DELETE FROM tbl_name;
> In this case, the sequence counter may be reset to 1, even for table types
>for which values normally are not reused (MyISAM and InnoDB). For those
>types, if you wish to delete all the records while maintaining the current
>sequence value, tell MySQL to perform a record-at-a-time delete by including
>a WHERE clause that specifies some trivially true condition:
> DELETE FROM tbl_name WHERE 1 > 0;
>Well, I've tried that sql statement, but the auto_increment point of start
>was not reset to 1.
Note that the text in question says *may* be reset to 1.
To reset it for sure, use the statement at the top of page 558. :-)
>I use MySQL 4.05 under Windows 2000.
>Teddy's Center: http://teddy.fcc.ro/