Re: [gnome-db] Access to last auto_increment value (mysql_insert_id)

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 05:09, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 23:56 +0000, Nigel Titley wrote:
> > Gentlefolk,
> > 
> > I'm building an application using libgda as an abstraction layer over a
> > mysql database. I am using the auto_increment column type to generate
> > unique ids for each row in a table. My question is: is it possible to
> > access the generated id after executing the INSERT. If I was using the
> > mysql API directly, I would use the mysql_insert_id() function, but
> > despite a diligent search of the documentation, the archives of this
> > list, and the gda-mysql source code, I can't seem to see a way of doing
> > this. Without this functionality, the auto_increment facilty is of
> > limited usefulness.
> > 
> > Can someone point me in the direction of documentation that could help
> > me? 
> > 
> there is no direct way to get it. I guess the best thing would be, in
> libgda 1.2, to set the ID on the field on insertion, and have the data
> model's new added row have that value in the corresponding field. Thus,
> you'll have just to read the field in the new row.
> I'll add it to the 1.2 code soon.

Isn't there SELECT DBINFO("SQLCA.SQLERRD1") like functionality?

I think I've seen statements like "select LAST_INSERT_ID();" in MySQL
applications.  I have no idea excatly what it means as I don't use

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