Ewen thank you! You've opened my eyes to something I didn't even know about
and made my "special purpose" tingle.
Have you used Percona personally? What are your opinions/thoughts? If you
haven't used it, I'd be curious why not or what turned you "away" from it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ewen Fortune [mailto:ewen.fortune@stripped]
> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:56 AM
> To: Daevid Vincent
> Cc: mysql
> Subject: Re: Does mysql cache strip out /* comments */ first?
> > My concern is, my gut tells me that the built in mysql
> cache system is
> > "dumb". And by that I mean, I suspect that mySQL isn't
> "smart" enough to
> > strip out comments from the SQL statement string BEFORE
> storing it as the
> > cache hash key (yet I have no facts either way to back it
> up and hence the
> > reason for this email).
> > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/query-cache.html
> > http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-query-cache.html
> > Can anyone please tell me I'm wrong and that it is smarter
> than I give it
> > credit for, as I think this would be a very useful
> "feature" (or bug-fix as
> > the case may be).
> Your suspicions are correct, the query cache does not strip comments
> before storing the statement.
> This can however be done in the Percona build.