>I require something along the lines of this:
>CREATE TABLE old AS SELECT * FROM request_log ENGINE=ARCHIVE
CREATE TABLE tblname ENGINE=archive SELECT * FROM request_log;
Terry Burton wrote:
> I'm using MySQL 4.11. Is it possible to use the CREATE TABLE x AS
> syntax alongside the ENGINE = x pragma, since this would make
> archiving of tables very simple.
> I require something along the lines of this:
> CREATE TABLE old AS SELECT * FROM request_log ENGINE=ARCHIVE
> If this cannot be done then I can always get equivalent functionality
> by performing CREATE TABLE x (...) ENGINE=x followed by INSERT INTO x
> SELECT * FROM x, however this is not so neat since it require
> knowledge of the source table structure which makes it less ideal for
> Many thanks,
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