At 10:40 AM +0100 11/20/00, Luc Van der Veken wrote:
>I'm using build 3.23.19 under Win2000 and NT4.
>According to the manual, a query of the from "DELETE FROM table;" without a
>WHERE clause is executed by dropping the table and then creating a new empty
>one with identical properties, because that's faster than deleting all
>records from the existing table.
>Now the problem is that only the first half is executed: the table is
>dropped, but not re-created. No error message is given, nor does anything
>appear in the mysql.err file. As far as I could figure out, this is 100%
>reproducible with any table.
>In the data directory, there's no .frm file for the table after executing a
>query like this, but the .myd and .myi files do exist (.myd having zero
This was a bug with 3.23.19. If you update to a newer version, the problem
should go away.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped