can you not use referential integrity for this - assuming the tables are or
can be made to be innodb?
Does the jobposts table have a jobpost_id field, or is it just "id"? Maybe
it's a typo?
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Lola J. Lee Beno <lola@stripped> wrote:
> David Giragosian wrote:
>> I'm no expert, but 'old' is a table, I'm guessing, and it isn't
>> referenced in the 'from' clause of the query.
>> could it be that simple...? David
> No . . . 'old' is a virtual table that is the same as the table I'm doing
> work on. See <http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/trigger-syntax.html>.
> What I need to do is check if jobposts record has jobposts.adsource_id
> (foreign key) which still exists in adsource table (primary key). If
> adsource record still exists, then do not proceed with deleting jobpost
> record - that's what I'm trying to do and thus is what this trigger is
> supposed to do.
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