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Re: Gsoc 2016 Mdev 371 Unique index for blob


Hi, Sachin!

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Thank you.

On Mar 14, Sachin Setia wrote:
> Thank you sir for your reply but my question is what this pack flag will do
> and basically what is pack record will you please suggest source file in
> which i can look into to get more understanding of pack length ,pack flag
> and pack record

There isn't much I can answer - your question is too generic.
"pack_flag" is a set of flags that is stored per field in the frm file
and it describes some aspects of the field.

Search for "pack_flag" in the source tree. If you ask a specific
question, I'll be able to provide a more detailed answer.

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