[ic] I can't seem to create new products and inventory tables...

ic at 3edge.com ic at 3edge.com
Thu May 10 11:28:00 EDT 2007

mail writes: 

> On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 10:34 -0700, Aaron Berg wrote:
>> > I'm not a big database person, I don't really know how to do that or
>> > where to look.  I am using mysql v 3.23.58, and I mostly use phpMyAdmin
>> > 2.4.0 as an interface.  Is there an easy way to do that via command
>> > prompt?
>> >
>> > I know that my database software is a bit old, but I am using IC 5.4.2
>> > It seems really strange that I can't set these tables. they are very
>> > simple and I have checked my syntax pretty good. I hope that it is
>> > simple and I just have some bas syntax there...
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> > Rick 
>> If you put this:
>> log=/var/log/mysql-query.log
>> info your mysql config file all queries will be logged to the file you
>> specify. 
>> You will be able to see exactly what query interchange is executing,
>> then you can try that exact query in phpMyAdmin to see the exact error
>> message from the DB.  I've had to do that a couple times to get things
>> like this sorted out. 
>> Another thing I've run into that caused problems like this was having
>> a null character at the start of the txt file.  I don't know how it
>> got there, but I had to use a hex editor to remove it. That bad
>> character offset all the column names in the txt file by one in a way
>> that you can't see in a text editor. 
>> -Aaron
>> _______________________________________________
> Hi, 
> If I empty out all the lines in products.txt, and inventory.txt, the
> tables get built fine but of course they are empty... 
> They look OK to me in a hex editor so I can't figure out what is
> happening. 
> Here are the files.
> http://icdemo.pedalpoweredsoftware.com
> they are indexed right out at the root directory of the site... 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. 
> thanks
> rick

Have you tried to create a table with just 2 fields, or even 1 field and see 
if that gets you anywhere?   Sorry I don't have much time to look, but for 
you it might be faster to create a table with 1-2 fields and see if you can 
create that and fill it ... 



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