[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #10041: like_escape() should escape backslashes too

WordPress Trac noreply at wordpress.org
Sat Apr 5 08:38:05 UTC 2014

#10041: like_escape() should escape backslashes too
 Reporter:  miau_jp                 |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)            |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  high                    |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Formatting              |     Version:  2.8
 Severity:  normal                  |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  dev-feedback 4.0-early  |     Focuses:

Comment (by Denis-de-Bernardy):

 Replying to [comment:27 miqrogroove]:
 > I'm thinking like_escape() needs to be deprecated at this point.

 If you do, can I suggest naming the new function as `quote_like()` or
 `quote_like_sql()` rather than `esc_like()` or `esc_like_sql()`, to make
 it clearer that it's not actually escaping anything, but merely quoting
 LIKE special chars.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10041#comment:28>
WordPress Trac <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/>
WordPress publishing platform

More information about the wp-trac mailing list