2009/9/29 Reid Thompson <reid(dot)thompson(at)ateb(dot)com>:
> On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 07:54 -0400, Merlin Moncure wrote:
>> you are missing some quotes in there. also, don't use 'values', use
>> select. see my example above:
>> execute 'insert into foo_something select (''' || new::text || '''::foo).*';
>> the actual query should look like:
>> insert into payments(payment_name, payment_type, when_done, amount)
>> select ('(7,FRED,WIDGET,"2009-01-15 14:20:00",14.500)'::payments).*;
> thank you. That appears to work except for one case. If one of the
> string literals in the insert happens to have an escaped quote (e.g.
> 'Joe''s Crabshack') the insert falls over due to quoting.
> insert into inquiries(who, when_done, question ) values('FRED',TIMESTAMP '2009-01-16 09:14:00', 'Where''s my money');
> LINE 1: ...901 select ('(1,FRED,"2009-01-16 09:14:00","Where's my money...
> QUERY: insert into inquiries_200901 select ('(1,FRED,"2009-01-16 09:14:00","Where's my money")'::inquiries).*
you cannot use double quotes. It's not php.
> Does anyone know...
> if 8.4 would have the same issue?
> is there a non-trivial solution to this that could be implemented in the plpgsql function
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