Using strings with ' in them in SQL-queries

thomas at cintra.no thomas at cintra.no
Tue May 30 22:27:49 CEST 2000


Hi,

I need to insert strings with ' in them in query-strings. I`m using
the PostgreSQL-database. 

If I try stuff like this :

db = _pg.connection(....)
db.query('insert into test (id, name) value (1, 'fdsfds''fdsf') ')

That works ok. But the string I need to insert I get from a variable. 
I cannot seem to use a variable in the query-string. Is there any way
around this? How can I handle characters in strings that may
comprimise the requirements of a valid sql-statement??

Thomas





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