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Re: Variable in LIMIT clause
Posted by: Stephan Otto ()
Date: April 29, 2009 05:31PM

While it is indeed annoying not to have this feature, here's my workaround:

set @n=0;
select * from foo where (@n:=@n+1) between a and b;

Works in MySQL 5.1.25. @n has to be a user variable, but a and b can be anything.

I agree that texted SQL is not the way to go.

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