Escape Character Not Being Recognized

(Doc ID 2027919.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Connectors - Version 6.8 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 5.6 version, DML SQL Statements

When attempting to run a prepared statement with escaped character,
the following error occurs.

_mysql_exceptions.ProgrammingError: (1064, "You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ''user\\\\G;'' at line 1")

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following code:

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot get escaped characters working in mysql.


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