WEIGHT_STRING()

Overview

Returns a binary string representing the string's sorting and comparison value. A string with a lower result means that for sorting purposes the string appears before a string with a higher result.

See also: Functions in 10.6 ES, in 10.6 CS, in 10.5 ES, in 10.5 CS, in 10.4 ES, in 10.4 CS, in 10.3 ES, in 10.3 CS, in 10.2 ES, and in 10.2 CS

EXAMPLES

SET @str = CAST('ABC' AS BINARY);
SELECT HEX(WEIGHT_STRING(@str));
+--------------------------+
| HEX(WEIGHT_STRING(@str)) |
+--------------------------+
| 414243                   |
+--------------------------+
SET @str = _utf8mb4 'ABC';
SELECT HEX(WEIGHT_STRING(@str));
+--------------------------+
| HEX(WEIGHT_STRING(@str)) |
+--------------------------+
| 004100420043             |
+--------------------------+

CHANGE HISTORY

Release Series

History

10.6 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.6.4-1.

10.6 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.6.0.

10.5 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5.3-1.

10.5 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.5.0.

10.4 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4.6-1.

10.4 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.4.0.

10.3 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.3.16-1.

10.3 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.3.0.

10.2 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.2.25-1.

10.2 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.2.0.

EXTERNAL REFERENCES