[Nottingham] Setting MySQL version compatibility?

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Jan 14 10:31:00 GMT 2008


> The MySQL question is...
> Given a MySQL 5.xx installation, is there a tweak so that it only
> accepts MySQL 4.xx queries/instructions so that you can guarantee all
> will work just the same on whatever 4.xx series MySQL?

Or for a variation on that question...

For a few web pages using MySQL via php, am I likely to get away with
using the same web pages and data unchanged ok on both MySQL 5 and MySQL 4?

Or will that be a nightmare of subtle differences and brokenness?


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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