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From:Martijn Tonies Date:August 23 2004 1:25pm
Subject:Re: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.
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> > I have a questions about "varchar columns" change to "CHAR columns"
> > automatically.
>
> See http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/Silent_column_changes.html

In addition to that - it doesn't really matter as the CHAR datatype
isn't properly implemented in MySQL and behaves the same as
the VARCHAR datatype.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Server.
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Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Emi Lu16 Aug
  • Re: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Egor Egorov23 Aug
  • Re: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Martijn Tonies23 Aug
    • Re: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Joseph Cochran24 Aug
  • Re: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Martijn Tonies24 Aug
RE: Why "VARCHAR" TO "CHAR" automatically when the length less than 4.Victor Pendleton17 Aug