Re: Newbie question

From: Roy Hann <specially_at_processed.almost.meat>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 14:50:22 +0100
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"panther" <> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I'd like to know what happens when a counter field defined as "primary
> key" runs into overflow (very big number).
> How is it managed?

A primary key won't overflow, because it comes from the real world, not some bogus counter that makes things trivially unique by fiat. You are well on your way to introducing undetectable errors by the sound of it.

Roy Received on Fri Jun 17 2005 - 15:50:22 CEST

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