parametrizing a sqlite query

Jon Clements joncle at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 24 18:21:11 CET 2010


On Feb 24, 5:07 pm, Sebastian Bassi <sba... at clubdelarazon.org> wrote:
> c.execute("SELECT bin FROM bins WHERE qtl LIKE '%:keys%'",{'keys':keywords})
>
> This query returns empty. When it is executed, keywords = 'harvest'.
> To check it, I do it on the command line and it works as expected:
>
> sqlite> SELECT bin FROM bins WHERE qtl LIKE '%harvest%';
> 11C
> 11D
> 12F
>
> I guess there is a problem with the "%".


You might want:
c.execute("SELECT bin FROM bins where qtl like $keys", {'keys':
keywords} )

Cheers,

Jon.



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