At 4:03 PM +1300 2000-02-16, James Tyson wrote:
> > I'm not sure I understand you...are you wanting to do this?
>> CREATE TABLE snmp_oids (
>> oid char(255) not null,
>> PRIMARY KEY (oid(255))
>> Where you use the whole char field for the index?
>> If that's what you want, then sure - that's what you would get if you
>> just said "PRIMARY KEY (oid)".
>> If that's not what you want, then can you please explain again what you
>> want to do? Maybe with some code that is explicit?
>Oh yeah (smacks head), except I already have a primary key field in that
>table, but this works:
>CREATE TABLE OID (
> ID bigint(64) unsigned not null auto_increment,
> OID char(255) not null,
> Description char(255) not null,
> Priority int(8) not null,
> PRIMARY KEY (ID),
> UNIQUE OID_OID (OID(255),
> KEY OID_Priority (Priority(255))
>Seems to achieve what I wanted, which is the main thing, eh?
>I was just confused by the documentation saying that you couldn't create a
>unique index on a text field.
>James Tyson ---
>Samizdat New Media Solutions
You don't appear to have any text fields, though.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped