Thanks for the prompt reply! I also noticed another problem. From reading
the mySQL documentation variable's aren't persistent across connections.
Since I was using separate connections for the parent and child classes the
variable isn't visible between the two. Thanks again for your help!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ovidiu Bivolaru [mailto:ovidiu@stripped]
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 2:13 PM
> To: Steve Povilaitis
> Subject: Re: problem saving and retrieving an AUTO_INCREMENT
> value using MySQL variable and LAST_INSERT_ID()
> Hi Steve,
> You could use: Connection::insert_id().
> Steve Povilaitis wrote:
> >This is more of a mySQL question but I hope someone can help me out.
> >I'm trying to save the most recent AUTO_INCREMENT value from
> a parent
> >table to use, later, in multiple records of a child table
> that also has
> >an AUTO_INCREMENT field. My relevant code:
> >// In the parent class
> >queryParent << "SET @sim_id = LAST_INSERT_ID()";
> >// In the child class get the value of the last auto_inc
> field from the
> >parent and insert into child
> >queryChild << "INSERT INTO child (simid) values (@simid)";
> >Yet looking at the child table each record has a NULL value
> for simid,
> >where I would expect the value from the parent table to be.
> So either
> >I'm not setting or retrieving the MySQL variable properly. Any ideas?
> >Thanks in advance!
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