[Phpmyadmin-devel] Two big bugs

Fournier Jocelyn [Presence-PC] joc at presence-pc.com
Fri Jul 13 14:52:27 CEST 2001

Why not trying :

$variable = preg_replace("/&/","&",$variable);


Jocelyn Fournier

----- Original Message -----
From: "Marc Delisle" <DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca>
To: <phpmyadmin-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 2:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Phpmyadmin-devel] Two big bugs

Yes I added the htmlspecialchars to handle bug 439565, but maybe it's not a


Loïc a écrit :

> Hi All!
> Here are two really annoying bugs I've been reported:
> 1. select * from aTable where afield <123
>     select * from aTable where afield like "arg"
> Before these kind of queries are submitted to MySQL, the
> function is applied on them (db_readdump.php3, line 62). Then the '<' and
> '"'
> characters are replaced by their html entities and, of course, MySQL fails
> to run the transformed query.
> The question is: does anyone of you knows why the 'htmlspecialchars'
> funtion is applied at this stage? I've just tried to comment this line and
> can't
> face any problem!

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