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From:Thimble Smith Date:April 8 1999 1:54am
Subject:Re: how to start counting at a specific number?
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On Wed, Apr 07, 1999 at 09:39:22PM -0400, Shaun Batterton wrote:
> But if all rows are deleted, it will start back at 1, and someone may
> find this to be a problem.  A sequence in oracle would avoid this
> problem.

It is on the TODO list, to make it so that an auto_increment column
is always given a unique number (ever increasing).

Look at the TODO list.  Full foreign key support is pretty low on
the list - low enough that there probably isn't a useful completion
date.

Tim
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how to start counting at a specific number?Daevid Vincent7 Apr
  • Re: how to start counting at a specific number?Thimble Smith7 Apr
  • Re: how to start counting at a specific number?Shaun Batterton8 Apr
    • Re: how to start counting at a specific number?Vivek Khera8 Apr
  • Re: how to start counting at a specific number?Shaun Batterton8 Apr
    • Re: how to start counting at a specific number?Thimble Smith8 Apr