[snip] > My current version generates, for multi-select cases, queries like this: > > DELETE FROM the_table WHERE `ID`='1' OR ID`='2' OR `ID`='3' OR `ID`='4' OR > `ID`='5' OR `ID`='6' > > or similar with the SELECT statement. [snip lots of stuff] > DELETE FROM the_table WHERE `ID` ISIN(1,2,3,4,5,6)
If you know all the values in the array are escaped and safe you can just use implode() to make the list for IN
$string = implode("','",$array);
$sql = "SELECT FROM $table WHERE col_name IN('$string')";
Notice I added single quotes around the string, that is because they will be missing since implode only sticks the string between array elements.
However, you'd need a join that makes sense for a multi-table delete. I don't know if it will work with a union, I have never tried, maybe somone else will chime in.
thanks a whole bunch ... can't believe how close I was ... and I couldn't even find it in the manual :-/
and for some reason I've never thought of implode :-s ... anyways, live and learn ...
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