Ben Edwards <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Have a regular expression which replaces ' with '' (used to insert ' into db):
>   preg_replace("/\'/", "''", $text );
> This works great on the UNIX production machine but not on windows 
> development environment.  Actually replaces ' with \'' not ''.
> Before I write a function that loops thought the whole thing looking at 
> each character and replaces ' with '' has anybody got any ideas?

rather than preg_replace behaving differently on windows and unix, it
seems more likely that your windows install of php has
'magic_quotes_gpc' set on in php.ini, and the unix install has it set to


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