>>>>> "JT" == Jeff Thies <cyberjeff@stripped> writes:
JT> I've got a table with duplicate entries, I'd like to alter the table
JT> so that I have a unique index (and then use REPLACE INTO).
JT> What happens to my rows that have the same value that are now in a
JT> unique index???
When you alter your table to have the unique index, it will complain
and then refuse to generate said index. That is, you need to
alter/delete those rows before the index will be created. That said,
running the alter table command to add the index helps find those
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