On 3/14/2005 1:28 PM, Robert Treat wrote:

Yeah... how come no one told him "don't do that"?  LIMIT is an SQL
reserved word, so it's likely to cause trouble in any database you try
to use it on... I'd strongly recommend renaming that column asap. You
can see other reserved words at

Robert Treat

Note also that the Slony-I replication system has problems with column names identical to reserved words. This is rooted in the fact that the quote_ident() function doesn't quote reserved words ... as it IMHO is supposed to do.


On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 03:55, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
You will still need to use double quotes in 8.0.1...


Gourish Singbal wrote:
> Thanks a lot,
> > we might be upgrading to 8.0.1 soon.. till than using double quotes
> should be fine.
> > regards
> gourish
> > On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 18:25:22 +1100, Russell Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 06:14 pm, Gourish Singbal wrote:
>>>I am having a problem firing queries on one of the tables which is
>>>having "limit" as the column name.
>>>If a run an insert/select/update command on that table i get the below error.
>>>ERROR: syntax error at or near "limit" at character 71
>>select "limit" from limit_table WHERE "limit" < 50 LIMIT 2;
>>You need to quote the field name, and make sure the case is correct.
>>>Any Help would be realyl great to solve the problem.
>>>postgresql 7.4.5 and linux OS
>>You should probably upgrade to 7.4.7
>>Russell Smith.
> > >

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