List:General Discussion« Previous MessageNext Message »
From:Fred Read Date:April 13 1999 10:17am
Subject:Re: Mysql lacks the Postgres "Object ID"?
View as plain text  
sam1600@stripped wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> A database schema and php program written for
> Posgress that I am trying to change for Mysql
> uses a column type called "OID":
> 
> "Each PostgreSQL table has a, system assigned, oid
> (object ID) column which is useful for uniquely
> identifying rows. Users have vertually no control
> over it value."
> 
> I guess there wouldn't be a "drop in" replacement
> type in Mysql that I overlooked would there? Or a
> sane workaround?

Check out the following manual page:

    "http://www.mysql.com/Manual/manual.html#IDX483"

in particular the AUTO_INCREMENT attribute.

    "The Manual is your friend..."
-- 

If it ain't opinionated, it ain't Rich Teer.
Thread
Mysql lacks the Postgres "Object ID"?sam160013 Apr
  • Re: Mysql lacks the Postgres "Object ID"?Fred Read13 Apr
RE: Mysql lacks the Postgres "Object ID"?indrek siitan13 Apr