Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: How to insert apostrophied names into postgres

From: "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <rterry(at)internode(dot)on(dot)net>,"'PostgreSQL Novice'" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: How to insert apostrophied names into postgres
Date: 2008-02-19 00:20:02
Message-ID: 007f01c8728d$2b76a490$9b0014ac@wbaus090 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
> if one passes the name to an sql in code it ends up looking like:
> insert into whatevertable (name) values('Peter's'); 
> and bombs.

You need to use the Escape Character, by default a backslash (\). For

INSERT INTO whatevertable(name) VALUES('Peter\'s');

THINK BEFORE YOU PRINT - Save paper if you don't really need to print this

*******************Confidentiality and Privilege Notice*******************

The material contained in this message is privileged and confidential to
the addressee.  If you are not the addressee indicated in this message or
responsible for delivery of the message to such person, you may not copy
or deliver this message to anyone, and you should destroy it and kindly
notify the sender by reply email.

Information in this message that does not relate to the official business
of Weatherbeeta must be treated as neither given nor endorsed by Weatherbeeta.
Weatherbeeta, its employees, contractors or associates shall not be liable
for direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from transmission of this
message or any attachments

In response to

pgsql-novice by date

Next:From: Vyacheslav KalininDate: 2008-02-19 00:23:55
Subject: Re: How to insert apostrophied names into postgres
Previous:From: richard terryDate: 2008-02-18 23:57:08
Subject: How to insert apostrophied names into postgres

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group