[development] db_query and serialized arrays

William Smith william.darren at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 18:53:47 UTC 2007

Hi all -

I have an sql query that needs to insert a serialized array as one of the
columns.  However, the serialized data never makes it properly into the DB,
I think because db_query strips out the curly braces.  Take the following
serialized associative array:


This ends up being stored as
(no curly braces), and I am therefore unable to unserialize() it.

What is the way around this, other than fudging it and taking my result as a
string and manually pushing the curly braces into place before attempting to

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.drupal.org/pipermail/development/attachments/20070903/c446a558/attachment.htm 

More information about the development mailing list