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From:PJ Date:February 26 2009 7:04pm
Subject:Re: [PHP] RE: non-auto increment question
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Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 13:44 -0500, Jerry Schwartz wrote:
>   
>>> Here's how I mostly do it (albeit simplified):
>>>
>>> $query = "INSERT INTO `sometable`(`title`,`content`)
>>> VALUES('$title','$content')";
>>> $result = mysql_query($query);
>>> $autoId = mysql_insert_id($result);
>>>
>>> $query = "INSERT INTO `another_table`(`link_id`,`value`)
>>> VALUES($autoId,'$value');
>>> $result = mysql_query($query);
>>>
>>> No need to call another query to retrieve the last inserted id, as it is
>>> tied to the last query executed within this session.
>>>
>>>
>>> Ash
>>> www.ashleysheridan.co.uk
>>>       
>> [JS] Ashley is absolutely right, I'd forgotten about the mysql_insert_id
>> shorthand. (I'm a one-man band, and for the last week or two I've been
>> immersed in VB for Access forms.) Not only is she right, but her way is
>> better. Presumably a language's internal code is maintained as the specific
>> database changes. You can make yourself more independent of the specific
>> database by using the PDO abstraction, although I would save that for a
>> rainy weekend.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Jerry Schwartz
>> The Infoshop by Global Information Incorporated
>> 195 Farmington Ave.
>> Farmington, CT 06032
>>
>> 860.674.8796 / FAX: 860.674.8341
>>
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>>
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>>
>>     
> I just checked, and yep, I'm definitely still a he ;)
>
>   
I never thought otherwise... but then I was wondering... there are too
many actresses with the same name... ;-)

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Re: [PHP] RE: non-auto increment questionPJ26 Feb
  • RE: [PHP] RE: non-auto increment questionJerry Schwartz26 Feb
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