[jifty-devel] Queries using GROUP BY and aggregate functions

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Sun Jul 8 10:50:04 EDT 2007

On Jul 7, 2007, at 2:35 PM, Andrew Sterling Hanenkamp wrote:

> That's what I thought, which brings me back to: how do I get the
> result of an aggregate function like MAX or SUM when I'm not
> interested in any individual records--as in, in a similar way to how
> we can grab the COUNT of rows?
> I can just perform the query using SQL on the DBI for now, but JDBI
> could probably add a shortcut for this pretty easily if one doesn't
> already exist.

Better shortcuts are needed. Our current "method" involves trolling  
the returned datastructure.  Whyat would a good API look like?
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