Archive for March 16th, 2012

TIMESTAMP data types and CURRENT_TIMESTAMP attribute

Friday, March 16th, 2012

In the yet to be released MySQL 5.6.6 DMR, there has been a change to the restriction of just one TIMESTAMP column with the DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP and ON UPDATE CURRENT_TIMESTAMP syntax. It is now possible for any TIMESTAMP to have either column defintion.

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