replace(t2.column,'_','\_) concat '%' like t1.column escape('\')

untried and off the top of my head.

On Tue, 2021-10-19 at 07:56 -0500, Justin Taylor wrote:
I have a JOIN on two tables, and I have no control over the data. I've now
ran into a situation where one of the tables contains wildcard characters
that are fouling up the JOIN.

0110 EXFN 01 ABCD

0110 EXFN 01
____ EXFN 01

The JOIN clause:
T2.column concat '%' LIKE T1.column

This has always worked fine, but in this case it's matching both rows in

Any suggestions on this?

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