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

Charlie Clark charlie at egenix.com
Tue Nov 29 16:32:03 EST 2005

On 2005-11-29 at 20:20:10 [+0100], Kevin Monceaux <Kevin at RawFedDogs.net> 
> Zope Enthusiasts,
> I'm new to Zope so forgive me if the answer to this question is obvious.  If
> one performs a select with a limit clause is it possible to determine how
> many results would have been returned if there was no limit?  For example,
> if I wanted to select the first picture in a photo album but wanted to know
> the total number of pictures in the album, how would I do that via Z SQL?
> With MySQL it can be done this way:
> SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS, * from Pictures where AlbumID = 25 LIMIT 1;
> According to the "Z SQL Methods User's Manual" multiple SQL statements can
> be included in a Z SQL method but that no more than one select statement can
> be included.  The above MySQL technique requires two select statements.

You can use <dtml-var sqldelimiter> - search the archives for that.
But that is wrong. If you want to count the number of records, use count()

Charlie Clark

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