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Trigger date

jamie_lynn
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Hi,
I'm trying to create a trigger in mysql 4.1.9 to insert the date automatically to my date_created field when the row is created or updated.
I would use this statement below if my database was oracle. How can I do this in mysql?

Thanks
Jamie

CREATE TABLE user (
      username varchar(100) not null,
      date_created datetime not null,
      PRIMARY KEY (username)
)

CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER user_date_created_tr
BEFORE
INSERT OR
UPDATE
ON user
FOR EACH ROW
BEGIN
      :new.date_created := sysdate;
END;
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