[development] Bug in _db_create_field_sql?

Richard Morse remorse at partners.org
Tue Feb 5 14:36:35 UTC 2008


On Feb 5, 2008, at 9:26 AM, Richard Morse wrote:

> I couldn't believe that there wasn't already a bug filed -- my  
> email was to see if I was missing something. I'm going to go file a  
> bug now...
> Ricky
> On Feb 4, 2008, at 7:49 PM, mark burdett wrote:
>> Did you file a bug on drupal.org?
>> When testing out precision 5 and scale 2, on the admin/build/ 
>> modules page I got
>> "user warning: For float(M,D), double(M,D) or decimal(M,D), M must  
>> be >= D"
>> and the table is not even created (it's more of an error than a  
>> warning..)
>> --mark
>> On Feb 4, 2008 2:37 PM, Richard Morse <remorse at partners.org> wrote:
>>> Hi! I've discovered a possible bug in _db_create_field_sql for  
>>> MySQL,
>>> but I'm not positive, and I can't believe this hasn't come up  
>>> before,
>>> but I can't find any bug reports, so I'm wondering if there's
>>> something I'm missing.
>>> According to the MySQL docs, a numeric column specification is  
>>> (precision, scale) [at least, I think that's what they want -- they
>>> talk about precision and scale in the data type reference, but refer
>>> to length and decimals in the CREATE TABLE syntax]. However, in
>>> _db_create_field_sql for MySQL, according to api.drupal.org, the
>>> order used is scale, precision.
>>> Is there something I'm missing? Is there already a bug report for
>>> this, and if so where (and how did you find it)? I couldn't find
>>> anything about this using either Google or Drupal search...
>>> Ricky
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