"Pablo S" <pablo_tweek(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi all, I have search high and low on this -
> Take for instance the statement :
> insert into foo (text1, text2, int1) values ('Foo', 'Bar', '');
> On Pg 7.2.x, the db would happily insert the null val into the int
> field. HOWSOMEVER, 7.4.x will explode and error back with:
> "DBD::Pg::st execute failed: ERROR: invalid input syntax for integer:
> "" at /cgi-bin/foo line xxx"
> I see what it is complaining about but I am wondering if there is any
> way to roll back this feature, as I have this cheesy bit of perl that
> dynamically builds the query and quotes everything and I don't want to
> have to change all occurrences to insert the NULL or worse yet try to
> differentiate between int/string.
if all else fails, you might use a view mirroring the original
table, but with int1 defined as varchar, with rules handling the
conversion at insert/update.
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