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module ActiveRecord
module Querying
delegate :find, :take, :take!, :first, :first!, :last, :last!, :exists?, :any?, :many?, to: :all
delegate :second, :second!, :third, :third!, :fourth, :fourth!, :fifth, :fifth!, :forty_two, :forty_two!, to: :all
delegate :first_or_create, :first_or_create!, :first_or_initialize, to: :all
delegate :find_or_create_by, :find_or_create_by!, :find_or_initialize_by, to: :all
delegate :find_by, :find_by!, to: :all
delegate :destroy, :destroy_all, :delete, :delete_all, :update, :update_all, to: :all
delegate :find_each, :find_in_batches, to: :all
delegate :select, :group, :order, :except, :reorder, :limit, :offset, :joins,
:where, :rewhere, :preload, :eager_load, :includes, :from, :lock, :readonly,
:having, :create_with, :uniq, :distinct, :references, :none, :unscope, to: :all
delegate :count, :average, :minimum, :maximum, :sum, :calculate, to: :all
delegate :pluck, :ids, to: :all
# Executes a custom SQL query against your database and returns all the results. The results will
# be returned as an array with columns requested encapsulated as attributes of the model you call
# this method from. If you call <tt>Product.find_by_sql</tt> then the results will be returned in
# a +Product+ object with the attributes you specified in the SQL query.
# If you call a complicated SQL query which spans multiple tables the columns specified by the
# SELECT will be attributes of the model, whether or not they are columns of the corresponding
# table.
# The +sql+ parameter is a full SQL query as a string. It will be called as is, there will be
# no database agnostic conversions performed. This should be a last resort because using, for example,
# MySQL specific terms will lock you to using that particular database engine or require you to
# change your call if you switch engines.
# # A simple SQL query spanning multiple tables
# Post.find_by_sql "SELECT p.title, FROM posts p, comments c WHERE = c.post_id"
# # => [#<Post:0x36bff9c @attributes={"title"=>"Ruby Meetup", "first_name"=>"Quentin"}>, ...]
# You can use the same string replacement techniques as you can with <tt>ActiveRecord::QueryMethods#where</tt>:
# Post.find_by_sql ["SELECT title FROM posts WHERE author = ? AND created > ?", author_id, start_date]
# Post.find_by_sql ["SELECT body FROM comments WHERE author = :user_id OR approved_by = :user_id", { :user_id => user_id }]
def find_by_sql(sql, binds = [])
result_set = connection.select_all(sanitize_sql(sql), "#{name} Load", binds)
column_types = {}
if result_set.respond_to? :column_types
column_types = result_set.column_types
ActiveSupport::Deprecation.warn "the object returned from `select_all` must respond to `column_types`"
end { |record| instantiate(record, column_types) }
# Returns the result of an SQL statement that should only include a COUNT(*) in the SELECT part.
# The use of this method should be restricted to complicated SQL queries that can't be executed
# using the ActiveRecord::Calculations class methods. Look into those before using this.
# ==== Parameters
# * +sql+ - An SQL statement which should return a count query from the database, see the example below.
# Product.count_by_sql "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM sales s, customers c WHERE s.customer_id ="
def count_by_sql(sql)
sql = sanitize_conditions(sql)
connection.select_value(sql, "#{name} Count").to_i
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