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Mysql regular expression to split Firstname and Lastname

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a users table and I would like to sort it using a regular expression (to split the firstname and lastname and to order it using the lastname)

Here’s the structure of the table users

id      fullname
1      "John, Smith"
2      "Paul, Brown"

Here’s what I want to achieve:

SELECT fullname FROM users ORDER BY "lastname of row fullname"
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