u can also get information of table using
use> use urdbname
mysql>show create table game_log \G
2010/2/1 曹凯 <txdyc@stripped>
> hi Jesper,
> thanks a lot! That's what I want. thank u againCC: mysql@stripped
> From: jesper@stripped
> Subject: Re: how to get the name of primary key ?
> Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 20:26:36 +1100
> To: txdyc@stripped
> On 01/02/2010, at 7:33 PM, 曹凯 wrote:
> Hi all,
> if we just know the table name but don't know the name of primary key, is
> there any variables or constants could instead of the PK?
> for example:
> there is a table "game_log", and now I have the last inserted_id but don't
> know what its primary_id is, how can I "SELECT * FROM game_log WHERE
> this_table's_PK = last_inserted_id"?
> You can get the column name from the information schema, however that can't
> be used directly in another query in the way you've done in your example.
> game> SELECT COLUMN_NAME FROM information_schema.KEY_COLUMN_USAGE WHERE
> TABLE_SCHEMA = 'game' AND TABLE_NAME = 'game_log' AND CONSTRAINT_NAME =
> 'PRIMARY';+-------------+| COLUMN_NAME |+-------------+| GameLogID |
> +-------------+1 row in set (0.00 sec)
> where it is assumed the database name is "game".
> Hope that helps.
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