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Trailing Space Significant In String Comparison (Doc ID 2669558.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Trailing spaces are not significant for CHAR or VARCHAR comparisons performed with the "=" operator in MySQL 5.7 (as documented here), but it became significant with new default Character set and collation in MySQL 8.0.

 

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