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From:Jerry Schwartz Date:September 18 2008 4:44pm
Subject:RE: Finding gaps
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Yes, that would have been a very good idea. I did not design this.

 

Even if we used auto-increment, my current problem would be the same:
finding gaps in the numbering.

 

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From: Martin Gainty [mailto:mgainty@stripped] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 6:29 PM
To: Stut; Jerry Schwartz
Cc: mysql@stripped
Subject: RE: Finding gaps

 

unless you cant spare a few milliseconds off of each insert..
i strongly suggest to use autoincrement

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/example-auto-increment.html

Martin 
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> CC: mysql@stripped
> From: stuttle@stripped
> To: jschwartz@stripped
> Subject: Re: Finding gaps
> Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 22:16:52 +0100
> 
> On 17 Sep 2008, at 22:12, Jerry Schwartz wrote:
> > I have records that should be sequentially (not auto-increment) 
> > numbered,
> > but there are gaps. Is there any elegant way of finding the gaps?
> 
> Why do they need to be sequential? When this requirement comes up it's 
> usually for illogical reasons.
> 
> -Stut
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