Tag: #recursive

Recursive Queries – Ancestors and Descendants #recursive #ancestors #descendants

As of Feb 3, 2014 and version 3.8.3, SQLite introduced “Recursive common table expressions (that) provide the ability to do hierarchical or recursive queries of trees and graphs, a capability that is not otherwise available in the SQL language”. (http://www.sqlite.org/lang_with.html) This means it is now possible to generate ancestry or descendancy lists within SQLite, without…

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Ancestors Query – Recursive #recursive

The result of this query is a list of the Record Numbers of the birth or bloodline ancestors of a given person. Not very useful by itself, it is a first effort at a recursive query exploiting the WITH RECURSIVE syntax and common-table-expressions support introduced in SQLite 3.8.3 2014-02-03. The earlier