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Old 11-11-2009
Assigning value of SQL output to a variable in shell scripting

I am trying to assgn the output of the select statement to a variable, like this


but the value that is getting into VARIABLE_NAME is


1 record(s) selected"

I came to know by doing echo.

How to get only the VALUE in to the VARIABLE_NAME ??

Please help
# 2  
Old 11-11-2009
Something like this?




# 3  
Old 11-11-2009
if i give the first code its giving the error as 'ksh: select COLUMN_NAME_1 from TABLE_NAME where COLUMN_NAME_2='VALUE_TO_CHECK': not found'.

and for the second its just displaying the select statement as it is Smilie
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Old 11-11-2009
are you sure to input in the command with:




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