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Can you update one column in every row of a database, without using a while statement?


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#1 cstegner

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 08:03 PM

Hi, once a week I want to update a certain column in every one of my members database rows. Now I was wondering if there was a certain query you could feed mysql to do this rather then using a while statement to go through every row.

For the odvious reason that if ther were one day 5 million users, well you get the idea.

You guys are always a huge help, and I am starting to try and help out those who I can.

-Chris

#2 .josh

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 08:07 PM

update tablename set columnname = 'blah'


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Posted 05 May 2006 - 08:16 PM

I feel like a moron, at any rate...thank you.

-Chris




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