[Zope] RE: [Psycopg] \'s in ZSQL methods with Postgresql

Mayers, Philip J p.mayers@ic.ac.uk
Fri, 4 May 2001 16:49:24 +0100

Ok, thanks.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Federico Di Gregorio [mailto:fog@mixadlive.com]
Sent: 04 May 2001 16:05
To: Mayers, Philip J
Cc: 'psycopg@lists.initd.org'; 'zope@zope.org'
Subject: Re: [Psycopg] \'s in ZSQL methods with Postgresql

Scavenging the mail folder uncovered Mayers, Philip J's letter:
> This:
> update tb1 set cl1=<dtml-sqlvar val1 type=nb>,who=<dtml-sqlvar
> Called with:
> sqlmethod(val1='\')
> Fails with:
> Error Type: ProgrammingError
> Error Value: ERROR: parser: parse error at or near "loginname" update tb1
> set cl1='\',who='loginname',time=now()
> Clearly the \ needs to be escaped. Is this Postgres specific? If so, why
> isn't the DA (ZPsycopg) quoting it? Running Zope 2.3.2

you are right, quoting will be fixed in the next release (we use psycopg
much more than ZPsycopgDA, so this one still has some rought edges...)
btw, what does 'type=nb' means? (i only know of string and int...)


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