[nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL environment problem??

PaulCheung paulcheung at
Sun Mar 9 14:21:38 EDT 2008


Thanks to all those that took the time to help me. As it turns out my 
problem had nothing to do with PHP; but the way I initialised a MySQL 
interger field.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "csnyder" <chsnyder at>
To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 6:59 PM
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL environment problem??

> On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 1:13 PM, David Krings <ramons at> wrote:
>> PaulCheung wrote:
>>  I looked over the code and a few things struck me odd (which doesn't 
>> mean they
>>  are wrong!).
> I didn't have that much patience. ;-)
> I wonder why you're trying to count the rows in the database in order
> to set up a simple auto-increment?
> If for some reason your table can't include an AUTO INCREMENT field,
> perhaps you could just "SELECT id FROM table ORDER BY id DESC LIMIT 1"
> to get the highest id number, and then add one to it.
> -- 
> Chris Snyder
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