• Subject: Re: SQL RegExp (LIKE)
  • From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr." <rbruceh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:04:51 -0500

No, unfortunately, regular expressions are not supported by SQL.

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R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr.
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - AS/400 Administrator
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - RPG IV Developer

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-----Original Message-----
From: Cardinale Mario <mcardinale@Natuzzi.com>
To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com' <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 10:50 AM
Subject: SQL RegExp (LIKE)


>
>Someone knows if is it possible to use RegExp in SQL/400 ?
>
>For example:
>
>Can i use this expression
>
>SELECT * FROM TABLE1 WHERE FIELD1  LIKE '1[4 5]0%'
>
>instead of
>
>SELECT * FROM TABLE1 WHERE FIELD1  LIKE '140%' or FIELD1 LIKE '150%'
>
>Thanks in advance for your attention.
>
>Mario Cardinale
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