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Description.  This method validates the definition for a new table prior to its being created, and executes the Table::aggregate() method, as well as performing additional checks. validate() is called automatically when a table is created or retrieved. For this reason, it is usually not necessary to call aggregate() or validate() directly.


Even after the validate() method is called, there may still exist errors which can be detected only by the NDB kernel when the table is actually created.


This method was added in MySQL 5.1.12 (see Bug #21690).


int validate
      struct NdbError& error

Parameters.  A reference to an NdbError object.

Return value.  An integer, whose value is 0 on success, and -1 if the table is in an inconsistent state. In the latter case, the error is also set.

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