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Re: [INTERFACES] Still have problem with single quotation mark

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
To: Andreas Theofilu <theofilu(at)eunet(dot)at>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Still have problem with single quotation mark
Date: 1999-09-14 18:29:10
Message-ID: 19990914202910.D5414@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Sep 14, 1999 at 07:47:24AM +0200, Andreas Theofilu wrote:
> > >Someone on this list told me, that I should precede a ' with a second '
> > >(''). 
> > 
> > This is incorrect. You quote apostrophes with the backslash, so if my string
> > was "that's", I would represent it as "that\'s" 

Not exactly. SQL/92-standard says that ' is quored by adding a second '.

ECPG should support both.

> (that\'s), I get the run time error "too many arguments in line xxx". The
> same happens if I don't quote at all. Only quoting the apostrophe with an

Yup, I know this bug. Please try upgrading ecpg to at least 2.6.1 and try
again. If you need the source I'm willing to send it via email.

Michael
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