That doesn't seem right. I know that MYISAM tables don't understand
relations, but INNODB tables most certainly understand foreign key
constraints and in fact cause me a lot of grief sometimes when trying to
insert a record or create a new table that violates said constraints ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Van Dijck [mailto:petervandijck@stripped]
> Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 6:32 PM
> To: Daevid Vincent
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: Need way to see all relations?
> That is, as far as I know, impossible. Mysql does not know which
> tables are related to which ones.
> On 6/30/06, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
> > Is there a way with InnoDB tables to see all related tables/columns?
> > Basically what I want to do is make a script that somehow
> will dynamically
> > create a "backup" of a single user record. But I don't want
> to have to
> > manually add a new table or column everytime to the script.
> > So for example, I have a 'users' table. And there are all
> kinds of related
> > tables like 'logs', 'preferences', etc. that all have a FK
> reference back to
> > this user ID.
> > I want to make a query or use some PHP to build a list of
> all tables in my
> > DB that are references.
> > Then I can just dump out that user ID (via this script) and
> it will backup
> > that user and all related table data across all tables.
> > ÐÆ5ÏÐ
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