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From:Dan Nelson Date:July 28 2004 2:42pm
Subject:Re: SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?
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In the last episode (Jul 28), Martijn Tonies said:
> Hi Jocelyn,
> > >From the MySQL doc :
> >
> > The ENGINE and TYPE options specify the storage engine for the table.
> > ENGINE was added in MySQL 4.0.18 (for 4.0) and 4.1.2 (for 4.1). It is
> > the preferred option name as of those versions, and TYPE has become
> > deprecated. TYPE will be supported throughout the 4.x series, but likely
> > will be removed in MySQL 5.1.
> >
> > So I assume it makes sense to change it also for SHOW TABLE STATUS :)
> 
> Well, in that case - the documentation fails to document the behaviour :-)
> 
> The latest 4.1 beta does NOT have a "Type" column.
> 
> Remove it in 5 or 5.1, fine - that's a major (and next major minor
> release). But not in a sub-minor release.

Well, 4.1 is still in Beta, so I don't see any problem with changes like
this before it goes Stable.  Remember that MySQL 3.x went through 23 "minor"
releases and changed a whole lot more :)
 
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	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@stripped
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SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?Martijn Tonies28 Jul
  • Re: SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?Martijn Tonies28 Jul
    • Re: SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?Dan Nelson28 Jul
    • Re: SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?Paul DuBois28 Jul
  • Re: SHOW TABLE STATUS in MySQL 4.1.latest different from 4.1.1 !?Martijn Tonies28 Jul