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Nathan Gross wrote:
> On 12/21/05, Hassan Schroeder <hassan@stripped> wrote:
>> Nathan Gross wrote:
>>>> /* hint: java.sql.PreparedStatement */
>>> I thought we are talking about a mysql specific function, which would
>>> not be in the vanilla j2se/j2ee pkg's. Actually, you know, I don't
>>> even know exactly what function I need to be looking for!
>> We're talking about escaping certain characters automatically, the
>> capability provided by PreparedStatements, implemented in this case
>> by Connector/J, which *is* MySQL-specific :-)
> Woa! Let me verify. If I pass a qry string:
> "SELECT Anyfield from Anytable where Anyfield = 'The man was 100% correct' "
> to a Connector/J Statement (or PreparedStatement via parameters), the
> driver will automatically [behind the scenes] escape the percent sign?
> If so, wow!
No, it does not escape "%", it only escapes quotes and binary data, just
as any other prepared statement implementation from any vendor does.
The '%' sign only has significance for the LIKE operator, so it doesn't
come into play in your above SELECT statement.
MySQL AB, Software Development Manager - Connectivity
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