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From:Martin Ramsch Date:April 26 1999 8:43pm
Subject:Re: Selects with case sensitivity
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Sasha Pachev wrote:
> Barry wrote:
[...]
> >   Select * from Auth where User='barry' and strcmp(Pwd,'Sch')=0
> > 
> > It does what I want. Is this the best way?
[...]
> There is an alternative way, I do not now if it is any
> better. Make your data type blob instead of char, and
> then = operator will be case-insensitive.

Or you could add the BINARY attribute to have your char column be
compared case sensitively (MySQL V3.21.0 and above).

Regards,
  Martin
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