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Re: MySQL / Perl

by aijin (Monk)
on Dec 20, 2001 at 01:46 UTC ( #133277=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to MySQL / Perl

Well, you could create a table in the DB which holds the last value for the auto-increment field.

Then, when you're adding the data, grab the value in that table and use it as your starting point for the incrementation. I'm assuming you're writing record by record here. When you're done writing your records, write the last used value back into the table so that you can use it next time.


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Re: Re: MySQL / Perl
by ehdonhon (Curate) on Dec 20, 2001 at 03:24 UTC

    See my text below. You don't need to do this. mysql is already doing exactly this for you.

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