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From:Scott McClintock Date:August 10 2005 12:26am
Subject: [SPAM] Re: Sort by count
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Two simple solutions:

SELECT count(software_name) software_count, software_name.....
order by software_count


.... order by 1 .....



Mark Unwin wrote:
> I have a MySQL query such - 
> SELECT count(software_name), software_name, software_version from
> software WHERE software_name NOT LIKE '%hotfix%' AND
> software_no_detect_date = '1111-11-11' group by software_name ORDER BY
> software_name LIMIT 1,50
> Now, this works fine - sorting by software_name.
> How can I sort by count(software_name) ?
> I tried using sort count(software_name), just to see, naturally, it
> failed.
> Any ideas ?
> TIA,
> Mark Unwin.
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Sort by countMark Unwin10 Aug
  • [SPAM] Re: Sort by countScott McClintock10 Aug
    • Re: [SPAM] Re: Sort by countArjen Lentz10 Aug
      • Re: [SPAM] Re: Sort by countScott McClintock10 Aug