Originally Posted by BubikolRamios
Note about repair:
I had a crontab job doing backup sqldump each day, by pure luck I looked one day and see the backup file was extremly small, i.e. one table corrupted, and nothing has been backed up, doh file was created.
Hence I think repair could be useful.
Yes a repair could be useful, but you are more likely to need TRANSACTIONS and FOREIGN KEYs enforced, neither of which are supported by MyISAM tables.
So what you are going to gain by being able to do a repair, which may crop up once in a very little while, or lose two major components, which on a real system you are to use daily if not more often.
Which do you think is more vital?