Subject RE: [ib-support] Idea for a new field type for FB 2,0 or IB 7?
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:52 PM 21-11-01 +0100, Martijn Tonies wrote:
> >On 20 Nov 2001, at 17:49, Jason Wharton wrote:
> >> > I would like to see an AUTOINC field type, the engine would
> >> As long as you make the trigger so it only puts in a value if it is
> >> NULL would this be a useful mechanism.
> >Good point Jason, yeah it should only be if the field is NULL going
> >in. The idea is that I have definitions for about 50 tables at this
> >point, and doing a copy and paste of the same trigger code, is
> >getting a boring, plus it's error prone, so I thought it's the kind of
>Eh, also, I think that there has to be some way to get the value back to the
>client. :)

And..Ugh, just think what problems there would be in our comfortable little world if that AUTOINC type were under transaction control...


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