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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-12574

Create one sql_cast_char2int() function to provide cross-db casting of CHAR/TEXT to INT

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9, 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9, 2.0
    • Component/s: Database SQL/XMLDB
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    • Database:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      There are some places where we need to CAST some char/text (varchar/clob) columns (or another expressions) to int. And it isn't cross-db by default.

      Provide one function to do so. Should support both CHAR and TEXT columns under all DBs.

      Requested by Tim in MoodleHQ.

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            • Assignee:
              stronk7 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
              Reporter:
              stronk7 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
              Tester:
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              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Jake Dallimore, Jun Pataleta
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              • Created:
                Updated:
                Resolved:
                Fix Release Date:
                3/Mar/08