On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
> Will this work in 5.0?
> If I'm reading this right, it seems like this is some kind of trick or
> loophole then right? If it works and solves my dilemna, I'm fine with that,
> but I'm just curious.
Not really, this is by design afaik.
> How fast is this? I mean, if I have an 80GB database, is it like a real
> unix 'mv' command where it simply changing pointers or is it a full on
> copy/rm? (Assume same filesystem/directory)
Don't know, but given that it works with InnoDB, you should be able to
easily test on a small dataset by monitoring the size of a 1M autoextend