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From:Martijn Tonies Date:December 5 2008 6:03pm
Subject:Re: Trying to Create a Trigger
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Hi,

>> What is the exact error message?
> 
> 
> Here's the latest query:
> 
> delimiter //
> create trigger jobposts_control
>  before delete on jobposts for each row
> begin
>    declare dummy varchar(255);
>    set @counted = (
>        select count(ad.adsource_id)
>        from adsource ad, jobposts jp
>        where ad.adsource_id = jp.adsource_id
>        and old.jobpost_id = jp.jobpost_id
>    );
>    if @counted >= 1 then SET dummy = "Cannot delete this record"; end if;
> end //
> delimiter ;
> 
> Here's the error message:
> 
> ERROR: Unknown column 'old.jobpost_id' in 'where clause'

Works fine here (although with different tables).

Just for fun and giggles, have you tried OLD. (uppercase?)

As a complete sidenote:

It's better to write your JOINs with a JOIN clause and to put your
strings inside single quotes as per SQL standard, double quotes are
really for object names.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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http://www.upscene.com

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