AW: RE: Re: [rt-users] Sorting on Custom Fields

Ham MI-ID, Torsten Brumm torsten.brumm at
Mon Apr 2 12:26:26 EDT 2007

Hi jeff,

I didn't wrote a patch for oracle, we are using mysql.


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From: rt-users-bounces at <rt-users-bounces at>
To: Ham MI-ID, Torsten Brumm; ocraig at <ocraig at>
CC: rt-users at <rt-users at>
Sent: Mon Apr 02 18:06:12 2007
Subject: RE: Re: [rt-users] Sorting on Custom Fields

I have searched everywhere for this patch, I have only come across a patch for sorting of the custom fields when being displayed on forms, not for sorting data in reports.
I too am on MySQL now, but will be moving to Oracle.  Torsten, can you provide your patch for Oracle?  I am not able to find this anywhere.
Jeff Stark, Sr Systems Administrator      
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From: Ham MI-ID, Torsten Brumm [mailto:torsten.brumm at] 
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 10:34 PM
To: ocraig at; Jeff Stark
Cc: rt-users at
Subject: AW: Re: [rt-users] Sorting on Custom Fields

Hi jeff and ole,

I had success with mysql, there was a path some months ago from jesse posted to the mailling list, search the mailling list it was for 3.61 and so far I remember, its in place since 3.62. But I'm not sure at this moment what the path has patched, can help you earliest end of the week, laying on the beach this week.


-----Original Message-----
From: rt-users-bounces at <rt-users-bounces at>
To: Jeff Stark <JStark at>
CC: rt-users at <rt-users at>
Sent: Sun Apr 01 20:12:54 2007
Subject: Re: [rt-users] Sorting on Custom Fields

On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 10:30 -0700, Jeff Stark wrote:
> I have read in many places that there is a patch for the issue
> regarding
> sorting on custom fields.  However, I am unable to find this patch.
> Can
> someone please point me in the right direction?

It's apparently a problem with DBIx::SearchBuilder, and as far as I know
there isn't a patch. (Torsten Brumm had some success with Oracle and/or
Postgres, but I wasn't able to replicate his results with MySQL.)

I am also eagerly awaiting this fix, since right now I can't present
saved searches as a reporting solution for my execs.

/Ole Craig
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