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From:Lucas Vendramin Date:March 27 2006 12:05pm
Subject:Re: Comparing x.x.x.x strings
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Thank you.
The INET_ATON() function works fine. :D
I hope this solution save me.
Thanks.

> Take a look at the MySQL function INET_ATON and it's counterpart (I don't
> remember what it's counterpart is but it should be easy to find once you
> find INET_ATON).
>
> I know in PHP there is a function that will convert x.x.x.x to an int and
> then you just put that int into a field in your database and then use the
> INET_ATON function in MySQL to select the ips you want.
>
> SELECT INET_ATON('3.2.0.13') > INET_ATON('3.2.0.2')
>
> That should return TRUE. :)
>
> Hope that helps.
>

> On 3/24/06 2:44 PM, "Lucas Vendramin" <lucas.vendramin@stripped> wrote:
>
>> Hi all.
>> I have a problem:
>> When I compare two strings in mask (x.x.x.x) the comparation is not true 
>> (for
>> my question :D)... look:
>>  select '3.2.0.13' > '3.2.0.2'            -> FALSE
>> I want this command return TRUE, but it is returning FALSE.
>> But, if I put a space first into the smaller string the camparation will
>> returns what I want:
>>  select '3.2.0.13' > ' 3.2.0.2'            -> TRUE
>>
>> How can I check it? There is a way to correct my problem? The string is 
>> like a
>> IP-ADDRESS where 192.168.0.13 is better than 192.168.0.2, but it is not a
>> IPADDRESS column, it is a Version of file (version 3.2.0, version 3.2.1,
>> etc...) 

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