You might also want to look into using addslashes($path), especially if you're going to be accepting this path info from a text box.
http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.addslashes.php > -----Original Message----- > From: Steve Cayford [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Monday, November 18, 2002 2:21 PM > To: Alan Kelly > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Insert path string into Mysql > > > > On Monday, November 18, 2002, at 01:10 PM, Alan Kelly wrote: > > $path = 'c:\\demo\\' ; > > $query = "insert into PH_PHOTO (PHOTO_PATH) VALUES ('$path')"; > > > > $result=mysql_query($query); > > I would guess that the backslashes are being interpreted once by php > when the variable $path is interpolated into the query string (to > become c:\demo\) and again by mysql at which point it tries > to insert a > value for \d. You might try $path = 'c:\\\\demo\\\\' and see if that > works. Or maybe leave the path alone and do the query line like this: > > $query = "insert into PH_PHOTO (PHOTO_PATH) VALUES ('" . $path . "')"; > > -Steve > > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php