php + sql search

buu buu at buu.cc
Thu Oct 31 15:17:17 GMT 2002


U have to parse the input data OR maybe there are some sql functions u can
use... i'm not sure on that and i'll check later on (sql server has them...
dunno if mysql).
Ill reply in about 3 hours since now i have to go to the police =/ bha eheh

buu

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robin Garbutt" <rob at portfoliodesign.net>
To: "Freebsd Forum" <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 2:35 PM
Subject: php + sql search


> Hi all,
>
> I want to be able to query by mysql db with a boolean search.
>
> at the mo I have:-
>
> $result = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM db WHERE name LIKE '%$name%'", $db);
> $query_data = mysql_fetch_array($result)
>
> ideally I would like to be able to type in the search box "something +
> something" to search db with queries like.  Eg. "cat + dog" to return all
> listings containing the words cat and dog.
>
> has anyone any ideas?
>
> many thanks in advance!
>
> Robin Garbutt
> Portfolio Art & Design Ltd
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