On 08-Dec-2003 Srinivas B.S.S wrote:
> I am a newbie to mysql db. I need a select statement which will just
> execute and doesn't
> return any results. Also, it should not depend on any table which is
> specific to a database.
> For example, Oracle has a table named 'tab' which will be present in all
> databases so my
> dummy select statement looks like 'select tname from tab where 0=1'.
> Could this
> functionality be achieved in mysql ? Is there any table in mysql which
> is similar to Oracle's
> 'tab' ?
Does it have to be a SELECT? Or just a NO-OP?
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SHOW TABLES LIKE 'asdfzxcv1234';
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