> I think there's a bug with manipulators for Query.
Yes, and it's a known bug. I described it here, back in April:
A fix request is already on the Wishlist, but it can't be done before
v3.0, because almost every MySQL++ program will probably have to be
rebuilt to work with the change.
I'm sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this, but I forgot
about the bug and so I've been chasing it again in my spare time these
past few weeks. I happened to come across my old message in a Google
search while trying to fix the problem. Sigh. :)
In the meantime, I suggest that you just wrap your C strings with C++