[TriLUG] OT: a SQL puzzler
aaron at schrab.com
Wed Apr 28 11:43:48 EDT 2010
At 11:32 -0400 28 Apr 2010, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
> I have a SQL puzzler. I am trying to join two tables that have a
> one-to-many relationship, but I know in advance how many is 'many'.
> I specifically want the result to give three rows -- not nine rows.
> Anyone want to take a stab at this?
first.winner AS first,
second.winner AS second,
third.winner AS third
JOIN finishers AS first ON (races.id=first.id AND first.place = 1)
JOIN finishers AS second ON (races.id=second.id AND second.place = 2)
JOIN finishers AS third ON (races.id=third.id AND third.place = 3)
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