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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 6 2003 4:14am
Subject:Re: Feature request: using CURRENT_DATE as DEFAULT value
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At 17:56 -0800 3/5/03, Daevid Vincent wrote:
>http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/CREATE_TABLE.html states "Default values must be
>constants. This means, for example, that you cannot set the default for a
>date column to be the value of a function such as NOW() or CURRENT_DATE."
>
>Is this ever going to be "fixed"?

Yes.  When?  Dunno.

>  I often find myself using this when
>creating new records, and it'd be just one less thing to worry about putting
>in the INSERT statement?

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Feature request: using CURRENT_DATE as DEFAULT valueDaevid Vincent6 Mar
  • Re: Feature request: using CURRENT_DATE as DEFAULT valuePaul DuBois6 Mar
  • Re: Feature request: using CURRENT_DATE as DEFAULT valuegerald_clark6 Mar