Re: [gnome-db] Quoting database names

> On 9/11/06, Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:
>> I just made this change in libgda-1.2:
>> 2006-09-11  Murray Cumming  <murrayc murrayc com>
>>         * providers/postgres/gda-postgres-provider.c:
>>         (gda_postgres_provider_create_database,
>>         gda_postgres_provider_create_database): When using
>>         CREATE DATABASE or DROP DATABASE, quote the database name,
>>         to allow, for instance, - characters. Possibly some other
>>         characters should be escaped too, but I can not find
>>         any description of the allowed characters in a
>>         postgres database name.
>>         Very possibly, the other providers should quote their
>>         database names too.
>> (and a new release with that would be nice.)
> I can do that if you want, but I also think you can start using the
> new API in Glom (you will be able to get a real database abstraction
> and make Glom useable with at least Postgres, MySQL and SQLite).

Yes, I am trying to do that as quickly as possible. I have done some work
on wrapping the latest API for C++, which is the first stage for using it
in GLom. But I also need to bugfix the current stable Glom 1.0 release.

>> But I can't find the equivalent place to make the same fix in HEAD.
> The API has changed quite a lot in this respect. Database operations
> directly by each provider. For this purpose a new generic API has been
> introduced which allows one to perform these operations in a (almost)
> provider independant way.
> I've locally made the same modifications for the HEAD branch.

Thanks a lot.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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