Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.2.x Documentation

SET ESCAPE_STRING_WARNING

Issues a warning when a backslash is used in a string literal during the current session.

Syntax

SET ESCAPE_STRING_WARNING TO { ON | OFF }

Parameters

ON

[Default] Issues a warning when a back slash is used in a string literal.

Tip: Organizations that have upgraded from earlier versions of Vertica can use this as a debugging tool for locating backslashes that used to be treated as escape characters, but are now treated as literals.

OFF

Ignores back slashes within string literals.

Privileges

None

Notes

  • This statement works under vsql only.
  • Turn off standard conforming strings before you turn on this parameter.

To set escape string warnings across all sessions, use the EscapeStringWarnings configuration parameter. See the Internationalization Parameters in the Administrator's Guide.

Examples

The following example shows how to turn OFF escape string warnings for the session.

=> SET ESCAPE_STRING_WARNING TO OFF;