[thelist] is there something like eval() in my sql?

Richard Bennett richard.bennett at skynet.be
Tue May 25 07:29:44 CDT 2004

On Tuesday 25 May 2004 14:34, Manuel González Noriega wrote:
> > I am trying to open a table whose name can be variable, but am having
> > trouble getting this to work:
> It seems to me you're gonna have to pass the variable part of the table
> name from PHP anyway, so i suggest PHP be it :)

Yeah, but the variable would be a logical value, like the 'day' part of the 
current date, something like this:

SELECT * FROM CONCAT("table",datepart(dd,date()))

That should open table: table1, table2, table3 etc, depending on the current 

I could do it in php of course, but this seems like something pretty basic, 
that should be able to be done in SQL as well... 

Thanks anyway,


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