Why Doesn't This MySQL Statement Execute?

Alister alister.ware at ntlworld.com
Wed Dec 19 14:28:09 CET 2012

On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:34:08 -0400, Tom Borkin wrote:

> Hi;
> I have this test code:
>     if i_id == "1186":
>       sql = 'insert into interactions values(Null, %s, "Call Back","%
s")' % (i_id, date_plus_2)
>       cursor.execute(sql)

Please don't build your sql strings like this but pass the data as 

something like

sql="Insert into table (`field1`,`field2`) Values %s,%s"

And Goolge SQL injection

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