Psycopg2 SyntaxError: invalid syntax on "INSERT INTO" database

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at lightbird.net
Thu Jan 10 02:07:22 CET 2013


On Wed 09 Jan 2013 07:19:10 PM EST, andydtaylor at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi John,
>
> He're the code I would like to see work. The cursor_to is an oversight. I extracted this element from some other code in an attempt to isolate/resolve the problem myself, hence having a simplified table version. Which works actually, but unfortunately that's not educating me suffieciently. Actual error message I see follows.
>
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> Code:
>
> #!/usr/bin/python
> import psycopg2
> import sys
>
> def main():
>     db = psycopg2.connect(
>        host = 'localhost',
>        database = 'gisdb',
>        user = 'postgres',
>        password = '######'
>     )
>     cursor = db.cursor()
>     cursor.execute("DROP TABLE IF EXISTS tubecross")
>     cursor.execute("CREATE TABLE tubecross (id serial PRIMARY KEY, station_code char, SAJ interval, SPB interval, SOQ interval);")
>     cursor.execute("INSERT INTO tubecross (station_code, SAJ, SPB, SOQ) VALUES (%s, %s, %s, %s)",(SAJ, 00:00, 00:22, 00:27))
>     db.commit()
>
> if __name__ == "__main__":
> 	main()
>
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> Error Message:
>
> andyt at andyt-ThinkPad-X61:~/projects/django-stringer/Other/TFLJPAPI$ python creat_db_exp.py
>    File "creat_db_exp.py", line 15
>      cursor.execute("INSERT INTO tubecross (station_code, SAJ, SPB, SOQ) VALUES (%s, %s, %s, %s)",(SAJ, 00:00, 00:22, 00:27))
>                                                                                                           ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
>
>
> Thanks for your help


00:00 etc are not quoted?

 - mitya



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