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Bug #51608 pg_copy_to: WARNING: nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal
Submitted: 2010-04-20 02:16 UTC Modified: 2010-04-20 13:51 UTC
From: cbandy at jbandy dot com Assigned: felipe (profile)
Status: Closed Package: PostgreSQL related
PHP Version: 5.3.2 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2010-04-20 02:16 UTC] cbandy at jbandy dot com
Whenever I use pg_copy_to() on PostgreSQL 8.4.2 I get a warning in /var/lib/pgsql/data/postmaster.log:

> WARNING:  nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal at character 62
> HINT:  Use the escape string syntax for backslashes, e.g., E'\\'.

This is caused by the SQL generated in pg_copy_to.

r277069 addressed this issue for pg_copy_from and should also be applied to pg_copy_to.

Test script:
// setup
pg_query($db, 'CREATE TEMP TABLE temp_test_table (a INT)');
pg_query($db, 'INSERT INTO temp_test_table VALUES (1)');

// test
$rows = pg_copy_to($db, 'temp_test_table');


pgsql_copy_to_escape.patch (last revision 2010-04-20 00:16 UTC by cbandy at jbandy dot com)

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 [2010-04-20 13:49 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of felipe
Log: - Fixed bug #51608 (pg_copy_to: WARNING: nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal)
Patch by: cbandy at jbandy dot com
 [2010-04-20 13:51 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: felipe
 [2010-04-20 13:51 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

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