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big INT issue/bug
Posted by: Aaron McKelvie
Date: August 29, 2007 02:07AM

Hello,

I'm having some problems with something in my database, I'm not sure why it is happening, but here goes.


I have a PHP script which adds money to a user's bank, the bank feild uses bigInt with a length of 40. bigINT(40).

However, if the bank of a user surpasses 1trillion (1,000,000,000,000) then it resets to 0. I thought bigINT supported far larger numbers? Why is it happening??

Thanks for your time. Any help greatly appreciated.

PS . I'm not certain why this is happening, so it's hard for me to report it as a bug.. Unless I'm doing something stupid wrong, which would solve everything.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/29/2007 02:10AM by Aaron McKelvie.

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