Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· kaznum

SQL92 LIKE expression escaping in Arel's matches(_all) method

Escape some special character in "LIKE" in where-expression with Arel.

When there are some "%" in str in

where(Item.arel_table[:name].matches("%#{str}%"))

"%" in str should be escaped.

The following snipet escapes this kind of special characters by SQL92 convention.

https://gist.github.com/3656283