In the last episode (Jun 13), Jeremy D. Zawodny said:
> How is it that MySQL can not know the Cardinality on a an Index I
> created just moments before? Why did I need to `isamchk -a' in the
> first place?
bug? :) Probably because the analysis code lived in isamchk and they
never copied it over to mysqld. As they move more of myisamchk into
mysqld, I expect the base mysql commands will gain functionality.
> FWIW, this was in 3.22.32. I'll be upgrading this machine to 3.23.xx
> soon so that I don't have to shut down the server to run isamchk
You don't need to shut down to run -a; I never have, at least, and
have never corrupted anything. I just flush tables after running