[Tutor] Truncating a Table

Andreas Kostyrka andreas at kostyrka.org
Fri May 11 18:15:07 CEST 2007

Try commiting it. Actually that might depend upon the dbserver used, but PostgreSQL for example requires commits for everything (including statements like CREATE TABLE).


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Betreff:	Re: [Tutor] Truncating a Table
Von:	"Leon Keylin" <ethics at gmail.com>
Datum:		11.05.2007 16:01

Yep, works if I do it manually, under the same user.

On 5/11/07, Tim Golden <mail at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> Leon Keylin wrote:
> > Thanks Tim for a fast reply.
> >
> > The return gives me 0 Rows Truncated message and when I look at the
> table,
> > every record is still there.
> > There are no foreign keys on the table and no errors.
> >
> > Andreas asked if I should commit after, should I? I didn't think I
> > needed to
> > but I can try that.
> Commits shouldn't make any difference
> at all to truncation -- that's the point of
> it, unless the interface lib is actually
> holding back from *issuing* the cursor command
> until you commit. (Though I doubt it).
> Does it work in Query Analyzer (or any other
> means you have of issuing the command)? Does
> truncation work on any other table?

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