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Adding primary key afterwards
Posted by: Oskar Eriksson ()
Date: June 11, 2009 10:30PM

Hi, I have a table with data that lacked an appropriate primary key. None of it's current columns have any unique data in them.

So what I want to do is to add a primary key with auto increment! How would I go by doing this? Since adding a column gives it a NULL value on all current rows that can't be set to be primary key. The table has too many rows for me to be bothered manually seting values 1,2,3 ..

I'm sure there must be some useful function you can use? Maybe setting a function as a default value?

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Adding primary key afterwards Oskar Eriksson 06/11/2009 10:30PM
Re: Adding primary key afterwards Rick James 06/13/2009 01:19PM


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