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Status Future consideration
Workspace Informix
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 14, 2020

Add function LISTAGG like DB2 and Oracle

Every query which need to group by and concat few columns is impossible with informix.

For example for this SQL :

select t.tabname, c.constrname

,k.checktext, k.seqno

from sysconstraints c, systables t , outer syschecks k

where t.tabname = 'mytable'

and c.tabid = t.tabid

and c.constrtype in ('C','U','P')

and k.constrid = c.constrid

and type ='T'

order by 1,2,k.seqno

To join the checktext column into a single row is very painful or viable only with few programming code

Needed by Date May 4, 2020
  • Guest
    Oct 21, 2021
    Other examples:

    SELECT city, LISTAGG(DISTINCT email,';') email_list
    FROM sales.customers
    GROUP BY city;


    SELECT deptno, LISTAGG(ename, ',') WITHIN GROUP (ORDER BY ename) AS employees
    FROM emp
    GROUP BY deptno;

    deptno employees
    ---------- --------------------------------------------------
    10 CLARK,KING,MILLER
    20 ADAMS,FORD,JONES,SCOTT,SMITH
    30 ALLEN,BLAKE,JAMES,MARTIN,TURNER,WARD

    Also SQL Server has this function implemented as STRING_AGG