At 11:49 AM +1100 11/24/01, georgem wrote:
>mysql v 3.23.32. I've started using mysqldump to backup my databases but
>have run into a strange problem with decimal numbers. As I understand it,
>mysql treats decimals like strings so to insert a value into a decimal field
>you would have to put quotes around it. However, mysqldump does not put
>quotes around the decimal values so you can't restore the correct info from
MySQL stores the values as strings internally. You don't have to put
quotes around the values when constructing queries.
>What am I missing? Has anyone else run into this problem? Solutions?