Bug #589 /* */ comment does not work if -- is met inside
Submitted: 5 Jun 2003 2:30 Modified: 21 Jun 2003 8:46
Reporter: Peter Zaitsev (Basic Quality Contributor) Email Updates:
Status: Can't repeat Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:4.0 OS:Any (all)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[5 Jun 2003 2:30] Peter Zaitsev
Description:
if "--" is met inside of /* */ comment parser does not handle it.

How to repeat:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 2 to server version: 3.23.57

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> select /* -- */ 1;
    ->
[21 Jun 2003 8:46] Alexey Botchkov
I can't repeat it - probably fixed
[21 Jun 2003 9:12] Paul Dubois
It is fixed in 4.1, but it is easily repeatable in 4.0:

% mysql
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 5 to server version: 4.0.14-log

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> select /* -- */ 1;
    ->

This happens for me both on Mac OS X and on Red Hat.