[thelist] Doh! question for MySQL

walker walker at sdproductions.com
Wed Feb 14 00:13:47 CST 2001

I guess I should be more clear- the table is has a primary key 
(orderitemid) that is auto-numbered.. the table contains items that have 
been ordered from a website.

The client wants to show on the front page the last ten items that were sold...

So I was thinking that I would write a query to pull the latest ten - but I 
don't want to do it on a timestamp, in case nothing gets sold in awhile.....

thanks for your help


At 08:10 PM 2/13/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>At 08:06 PM 2/13/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>>I'm looking for a little sql syntax on mysql.
>>I need a way to select the last 10inserts into a db table. I know this is 
>>probably simple, but I can't seem to get it.
>A little more info about how your table is constructed would be helpful. 
>However, if you don't have an identity/auto-number field or an 
>insert-date-time field your hosed. ;-)
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