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Boolean result optimization
Posted by: Frank Grunwald
Date: February 10, 2005 11:20AM

Hello all,

My question is quite simple :
Does mysql optimize query like
SELECT COUNT(*) > 0 FROM t1 where f1=42;
by stopping COUNT(*) processing as soon as he finds a row matching the condition (or does he process COUNT(*) and compares it to 0) ?

Thx for your ideas about this

Frank

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