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SQL question

Hello, is there some way to transform all field names automatically?


  table1.f2 as table1_f2,
  table2.f2 as table2_f2
from table1, table2 where some_condition

But without *actually writing it*?

Like for example,

select table1.* as table_*, table2.* as table2_* from table1, table2

I'm using MySQL.

Thursday, September 27, 2007
You could use the DBA trick to write a script to write the script you want. Works with anything, not just SQL.

(BTW, I call this the DBA trick, as it was a DBA who first introduced the technique to me, many years ago).
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Thursday, September 27, 2007
Well I'm doing this for generated SQL so the generator can generate it, I was just wondering if there was a way to keep it (the sql) cleaner.

Thursday, September 27, 2007
In an hour or so I wrote a MySQL 5 stored procedure generator for creating all my table maintenance procedures (sp_[table]GET, sp_[table]UPD, sp_[table]DEL, sp_[table]SEL), by querying the INFORMATION_SCHEMA. Tables, columns, schema, you can write a script off that easy enough.
Jason T
Thursday, September 27, 2007

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