On 13.11.2007 14:01 CE(S)T, Baron Schwartz wrote:
> It's more complicated than that. You can use them together, you just
> have to do it like this:
> set autocommit = 0;
Is this the key that I have missed? I thought that setting autocommit =
0 is pointless when I issue statements within a transaction only,
anyway. So this variable still has some influence even inside a
transaction? That would indeed be very unclear from the documentation.
> lock tables;
> -- you are now in a transaction automatically begun by LOCK TABLES
> -- your tables are now unlocked.
> The manual isn't very clear on the interaction between LOCK TABLES and
> transactions, it's true. But this is what I've found.
Yves Goergen "LonelyPixel" <nospam.list@stripped>
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