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I am stucked at below situation. Need expert advice. I have 3 tables, login_details,deleted_login_details and custom_fields as below. login_details structure = deleted_login_details custom-fields have : user_id,custom_name,custom_value

I want following result. I want only those users who fulfilled all where conditions with multiple joins on custom_fields table. Example

select user_id from login_details union deleted-login_details  as login_table
join
custom_fields as f1 on f1.user_id = login_table.user_id 
join
custom_fields as f2 on f2.user_id = login_table.user_id 
where
f1.custom_name = '1' and f1.custom_value in (1,2,3)
and 
f2.custom_name = '2' and f2.custom_value in (4,5,6)

So only those records should come who have custom_name =1 and value as above and custom_name=2 and value in above. But I want this using only 1 join to custom_fields table.

Like as

So only 1 ,2 should get and no 3 as 3 dont have custom_name =1 record

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Any advice? Thanks in advance.

  • Can you please apply some formatting so your question/query/result is readable? – danblack Nov 19 '18 at 7:29
  • Sure, its by mistake.one moment please – Sameer Nov 19 '18 at 7:30
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Append to your query GROUP BY user_id. This has the effect that multiple user_ids become one row entry.

Additionally append HAVING COUNT(user_id)=2. As you've GROUP BY user_id the count of them represents that the number of field matches.

  • Yes Dan, but I need to eliminate extra joins to same table but keeping correct data.Is that possible. – Sameer Nov 19 '18 at 8:30
  • It is as simple as possible. EAV schemas do add a lot of joins. You do need one for each field name. – danblack Nov 19 '18 at 8:54
  • Thanks @danblack, your EAV concept solved my most of the issues. – Sameer Jul 2 at 10:23
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(I don't understand your use of UNION; I'll focus on the question.)

FROM `deleted-login_details` AS login
JOIN custom_fields AS cf ON cf.user_id = login.user_id
WHERE IF(name = '1', value IN (1,2,3),
                     value IN (4,5,6))

If you need more than 2 choices, then consider the CASE .. WHEN .. END syntax.

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