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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 14 2002 4:27pm
Subject:Re: Database Design problem
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At 9:34 -0600 5/14/02, James Frankman wrote:
>I am experiencing a strange problem when I create a table in our 
>database. I have several fields defined in the table as Char fields. 
>Once I add a MediumBlob field to the table, any field defined as 
>char(4) or greater gets altered to a varchar field. I cannot change 
>the varchar fields to char unless I drop the MediumBlob field. Can 
>anyone explain this behavior?

The MySQL manual can explain it:

http://www.mysql.com/doc/S/i/Silent_column_changes.html

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Database Design problemJames Frankman14 May
  • Re: Database Design problemPeter14 May
  • Re: Database Design problemPaul DuBois14 May