semi-OT : mySQL oddities

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue Oct 9 17:50:54 EDT 2018

Oh BTW I use autoincrement on all my tables for the primary key. 

Bob S

> On Oct 9, 2018, at 14:50 , Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at> wrote:
> I use mySQL 5.6 running on a Windows server. I do not have this issue. The only way LC will add a record is with the insert command. I suspect there is someplace in your code where you expect to update, and it's inserting instead. 
> I wrap my database commands in a series of commands and functions, all of which put the current user name (I have a login system in place) and the datetime the update was made. Something like that might help you determine when the updates were made. 
> Bob S
>> On Oct 9, 2018, at 14:13 , jbv via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> I'm not 100% sure yet, but I think I'm experiencing some problems with
>> mySQL 5.6.41 and LC server, the most annoying one being random duplicate
>> entries in some tables, especially the biggest ones, for instance 71 Mb
>> and nearly 140000 entries.
>> I have searched the web for more info and have found a few posts on
>> stackoverflow and some other blogs mentioning problems with autoincrement,
>> but the symptoms are slightly different...
>> I was wondering if anyone had experienced similar issues ?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Best,
>> jbv

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