[thelist] auto-increment with mysql

Chris W. Parker cparker at swatgear.com
Thu Jul 17 18:48:03 CDT 2003


I didn't find this answer on the MySQL site so I'm asking the list.

When the auto-increment column gets to it's max (let's say smallint(5)
unsigned), does it start back at 1 again or does it just conk out? I
think it just makes sense to start over at 1, but heck you never know.


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