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Is there a division operator in PostgreSQL?

Posted on 2004-03-29
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Hi experts,

I am a postgresql newbie and i just wondering what is the division operator in postgresql (7.3.2).
I would like to use in a statement that can select person who has completed all the tasks.

thank you

r6
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Helena Marková earned 25 total points
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In Oracle it is
/
you can try ...
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Yes it is "/", for more mathmatical operators have a look at the PostgreSQL documentation @:

    http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.2/static/functions-math.html

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hi Henka & HaydnH,

thanks for helping me!

what i after is the division operator of relational algebra that is defined on instances of relation schema.
Here is what i want to achieve:
Eg.

R

name | task          
-----+------
eric    | A
-----|-------
eric    | B
-----|-------
eric    | C


S
task
----
A
----
B

R/S

name
-----
eric



thank you

r6



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