PHP Manual: db2_escape_string


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db2_escape_string

(no version information, might be only in CVS)

db2_escape_string --  Used to escape certain characters.

Description

string db2_escape_string ( string string_literal )

Prepends backslashes to special characters in the string argument.

Parameters

string_literal

The string that contains special characters that need to be modified. Characters that are prepended with a backslash are \x00, \n, \r, \, ', " and \x1a.

Return Values

Returns string_literal with the special characters noted above prepended with backslashes.

Examples

Example 1. A db2_escape_string() example

Result of using the db2_escape_string() function

<?php

$conn
= db2_connect($database, $user, $password);

if (
$conn) {
    
$str[0] = "All characters: \x00 , \n , \r , \ , ' , \" , \x1a .";
    
$str[1] = "Backslash (\). Single quote ('). Double quote (\")";
    
$str[2] = "The NULL character \0 must be quoted as well";
    
$str[3] = "Intersting characters: \x1a , \x00 .";
    
$str[4] = "Nothing to quote";
    
$str[5] = 200676;
    
$str[6] = "";

    foreach(
$str as $string ) {
        echo
"db2_escape_string: " . db2_escape_string($string). "\n";
    }
}
?>

The above example will output:

db2_escape_string: All characters: \0 , \n , \r , \\ , \' , \" , \Z .
db2_escape_string: Backslash (\\). Single quote (\'). Double quote (\")
db2_escape_string: The NULL character \0 must be quoted as well
db2_escape_string: Intersting characters: \Z , \0 .
db2_escape_string: Nothing to quote
db2_escape_string: 200676
db2_escape_string:

See Also

db2_prepare()