Just escape the \ with a single escape character. eg. your string '\0PZ\0<Îê˜Úµ' would end up as '\\0PZ\\0<Îê˜Úµ' - each \ simply escapes the backslash following it. If you add two backslashes, you end up with one too many which is what the error is referring to.
..micahel.. On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 10:59, Gerard Samuel wrote: > Im trying to move some binary strings from mysql to postgresql, > and the binary strings has escape chars '\' in them. > I was told to double escape them like so -> '\\\' > Here is what Im trying -> > > $data = '\0PZ\0<Îê˜Úµ'; // This is a representation from an mysql dump > $data2 = str_replace('/\', '/\/\/\', $data); > > Im getting -> > Unexpected character in input: '\' (ASCII=92) state=1 > I guess my str_replace() isn't correct. > > Am I going about the right way to double escape them. > Thanks. -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php