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.

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.

Release Series

History

10.6 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.6.4-1.

10.5 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5.3-1.

10.4 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4.6-1.

EXTERNAL REFERENCES