Having watched responses go back and forth, I'll throw my cave-man approach
into the mix.
select id from
(select distinct id, count(*)
where type in (2,5)
group by id
having count(*) = 2)a;
And addressing one of your concerns about more than two variables...in this
example,you would have to update the values in the where clause and the
It ain't the prettiest...and not ideal from a performance perspective, but
it does work. I guess it kind of depends on how far the real-world problem
strays from this small example.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Tompkins [mailto:neil.tompkins@stripped]
> Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2012 8:30 AM
> To: [MySQL]
> Subject: Basic SELECT help
> I'm struggling with what I think is a basic select but can't think how
> to do it : My data is
> From this I what to get a distinct list of id where the type equals 2
> and 5
> Any ideas ?