[ic] HAS_LIMIT not documented (was: Large mySQL tables kill IC startup)
Sat, 3 Mar 2001 09:04:36 -0500
Quoting Ton Verhagen (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Dear All,
> I noticed that the configuration directive HAS_LIMIT is not documented.
> Use this directive for large mySQl tables, or other SQl engines which have
> 'limit' support implemented.
> If it is not used for large mySQl tables, IC will wait virtually forever at
> server startup.
> This is caused by IC doing a: 'select * from table' in subroutine
> list_fields (lib/Vend/Table/DBI.pm). If you set HAS_LIMIT, the select will
> read: 'select * fom table limit 1'. A real time/memory saver!
HAS_LIMIT should be the default for MySQL -- I will check to see
why that might not be set.
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