August 28th, 2003, 01:24 PM
Create a stored procedure that does the following:
1. Create a CURSOR to go through the rows of the Movies table.
2. Create a temp table (say #movie_cast)
3. For each row fetched by the cursor, insert the id and name into #movie_cast.
4. Next, populate an actors temp table containing the actors for the movie.
5. Select all the rows from the actors temp table and concatenate them. Update the corresponding row in #movie_cast with the concatenated string.
6. Skip back to step 3, if there are more rows to be fetched by the cursor.
7. Select all rows from #movie_cast (to return them),
8. Drop all temp tables.
Hope this helps.
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