Bug in acts_as_list?

I’m using UUIDs as keys into my database (stored as CHAR(36)), and
additionally have a model that is set to act as a list. In this
scenario, I
believe that the queries that Acts::List generate are invalid, caused by
IDs
being strings rather than integers.

System info:
Rails: 1.1.4
MySQL: 4.0.26

This is the failing query:
mysql> SELECT * FROM children WHERE (parent_id =
e73fd179-e412-452e-8ac2-b7aac4db4ed4) ORDER BY position DESC LIMIT 1;

ERROR 1064: You have an error in your SQL syntax. Check the manual that
corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use
near
‘ac2-b7aac4db4ed4) ORDER BY position DESC LIMIT 1’ at line 1

However, if you put the ID in quotes, everything is OK:
mysql> SELECT * FROM children WHERE (parent_id =
‘e73fd179-e412-452e-8ac2-b7aac4db4ed4’) ORDER BY position DESC LIMIT 1;

Empty set (0.00 sec)

Note that when using find(), Rails itself uses quotes, for example:
mysql> SELECT * FROM accounts WHERE (accounts.id =
‘c5af5c43-47b3-4e95-a2b7-313b22320945’) LIMIT 1;

This is my first post to the list, so I’m not sure where to file bug
reports. Trac was down at the time of writing, so I couldn’t query for
prior reports either.

If any additional info is needed, I can provide it. Any workarounds
would
be welcome, as well. For now, I’m just going to switch my development
database to integer keys.

Thanks,
Jared Hanson

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