[Zope-DB] Z SQL equivelant of MySQL's SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS?

Charlie Clark charlie at egenix.com
Thu Dec 1 04:06:29 EST 2005

On 2005-11-30 at 20:06:21 [+0100], Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> 
> Charlie Clark wrote:
> > You can use <dtml-var sqldelimiter> - search the archives for that.
> > But that is wrong.
> Why?
> > If you want to count the number of records, use count()
> That doesn't work if you use offsets and limits to only return part of a
> result set...

SELECT count(attribute) FROM relatiin WHERE condition

only returns 1 result so it's independent of LIMIT and result sets.

Of course, ZopeDAs such as our mxODBCZopeDA can be extended to support 
additional commands on the connection but that is not part of the ZSQL 
specification and will vary from RDBMS to RDBMS as the initial mail noted.

Charlie Clark

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