[Rt-devel] TicketSQL doesn't support LIKE with Queue name field

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Thu May 12 07:31:48 EDT 2011


Queue LIKE 'X' is not supported in TicketSQL. Search for
FIELD_METADATA, ENUM and EnumLimit in lib/RT/Tickets*.pm.

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Andy D'Arcy Jewell
<andy.jewell at sysmicro.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> We have a ticket naming scheme where we have several "departments" with
> multiple queues each, and we name the queues like "Department/customer".
> We have several report searches which we need to run against each
> department; these need to refer to all the department's queues.
> Currently, we have a long TicketSQL statement that says ''' Queue =
> "Department1/cust1" OR Queue = "Department1/cust2"...''', but every time
> we add new queues, we have to update all the searches.
> I tried using '''Queue LIKE "Department1/" ''' but it doesn't work -
> apparently it's not supported.
> So I thought I'd have a dig round to look at the code that actually
> *does* the TicketSQL searching, to see if it would be easy to modify it
> to allow "LIKE" on Queues. But I can't find it - maybe I'm just not
> looking in the right places...
> I have a basic grasp of perl (i.e. not an expert) but I'm failing badly
> to find out where the real guts of the search get done.
> I've looked at:
> /usr/share/request-tracker3.8/lib/RT/Search/FromSQL.pm
> /usr/share/request-tracker3.8/lib/RT/Search/Generic.pm
> /usr/share/request-tracker3.8/lib/RT/Search/Googlish.pm
> /usr/share/request-tracker3.8/lib/RT/Search.pm
> But all these seem to be just wrappers, and I can't see any "use"
> statements that pull in lower-level modules.
> Can anyone give me a pointer to start, please?
> --
> Andy D'Arcy Jewell
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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