On May 25, Arjen Lentz wrote:
>> On May 25, Arjen Lentz wrote:
>>> I mean, if I do a query about 1 table on an information schema
>>> table, then mysqld will first run through all tables in all
>>> databases, prouduce the temporary table of everything (most likely
>>> on disk), and then run my query on it.
>> Depends on the query. If you do a query about 1 table on an
>> information schema table, like, for example, SELECT ... FROM
>> I_S.TABLES WHERE SCHEMA_NAME='d1' AND TABLE_NAME='t1' - MySQL will
>> not run through all tables in all databases. It'll open d1/t1.frm
>> directly. Or may not do even that, for example for SELECT TABLE_NAME
>> FROM ... - it doesn't need to open frm, it's enough to verify that
>> the frm file exists.
> Cognitive dissonance for me there.
> Is your statement above based on looking at the source code, or a
> presumption of how it works?
It's based on remembering how it used to work, BUG# and WL# with the
task of implementing the above optimization, reviewing the patch, and
looking through the source code briefly few days ago.
Oh, yes, and presumption that I developed after all the above :)
> If the latter, can you please take a peek at the actual code and
> confirm? Thanks
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