Low-level building block for generating SQL from R expressions. Strings are escaped; names become bare SQL identifiers. User infix functions have % stripped.

sql_expr(x, con = sql_current_con())

sql_call2(.fn, ..., con = sql_current_con())

Arguments

x

A quasiquoted expression

con

Connection to use for escaping. Will be set automatically when called from a function translation.

.fn

Function name (as string, call, or symbol)

...

Arguments to function

Details

Using sql_expr() in package will require use of globalVariables() to avoid R CMD check NOTES. This is a small amount of additional pain, which I think is worthwhile because it leads to more readable translation code.

Examples

con <- simulate_dbi() # not necessary when writing translations sql_expr(f(x + 1), con = con)
#> <SQL> F(x + 1.0)
sql_expr(f("x", "y"), con = con)
#> <SQL> F('x', 'y')
sql_expr(f(x, y), con = con)
#> <SQL> F(x, y)
x <- ident("x") sql_expr(f(!!x, y), con = con)
#> <SQL> F(`x`, y)
sql_expr(cast("x" %as% DECIMAL), con = con)
#> <SQL> CAST('x' AS DECIMAL)
sql_expr(round(x) %::% numeric, con = con)
#> <SQL> ROUND(x) :: numeric
sql_call2("+", quote(x), 1, con = con)
#> <SQL> x + 1.0
sql_call2("+", "x", 1, con = con)
#> <SQL> 'x' + 1.0