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Re: How to insert a string with single quotes in the

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Louise Cofield <lcofield(at)box-works(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to insert a string with single quotes in the
Date: 2003-09-20 17:24:08
Message-ID: 1064078648.5362.559.camel@linda.lfix.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 2003-09-19 at 22:02, Louise Cofield wrote:
> I am creating a Libpq program that reads a text file,
...
> The insert blows up when it hits an item description that contains a
> single quote in the text.  

You also have to look out for backslashes.

> Other than stripping the offending quote-marks from  the text prior to
> processing, does anybody have any ideas how I can deal with this?

The libpq library includes the function PQescapeString, as described in
the manual.

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