[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #9167: query_posts('meta_key=foo') returns duplicate posts

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Wed Feb 18 22:55:30 GMT 2009

#9167: query_posts('meta_key=foo') returns duplicate posts
 Reporter:  scribu        |       Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  2.7.2    
Component:  General       |     Version:           
 Severity:  normal        |    Keywords:           
Changes (by scribu):

 * cc: scribu@… (added)


 Can't this be solved by simply using "SELECT DISTINCT(wp_posts.ID)..." on
 all queries? I can't think of a situation where you ''would'' want
 duplicate posts.

 PS: The subquery method is exatly what I use on a plugin to filter posts
 based on multiple meta key=>value pairs.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/9167#comment:2>
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