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Old 01-17-2012
Reading Table name from a list of files in a Directory

Hi ,

I have searched through the forum but not able to find out any help Smilie

i have a directory having lot of files which contains sql statemtns

eg : file 1 contains
select from table_name1 where .....................

select from 
table_name2 where ..........

table_name3 where ..........

where ..........................

I need to get table_name1 - table_name4 from this file .
how to write the script . please help Smilie

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Last edited by vbe; 01-17-2012 at 06:27 AM..
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Old 01-17-2012
Please use this code

$ sed -n '/from/,/where/p' f1.txtawk '{print $4}'
$ sed -n '/from/,/where/p' f1.txtawk '{print $4}'
$ cat f1.txt 
select * from xyz where 
select * from abc where 

in your case read one by one file and run the above command on each line

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Old 01-17-2012
$ tr "\n" " " < input.txt | nawk '{for(i=1;i<=NF-1;i++){if($i~/from/){print $(i+1)}}}'

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Old 01-18-2012
thanks mightss .. Smilie

---------- Post updated at 04:12 PM ---------- Previous update was at 03:46 PM ----------

one doubt if i have 5 files in the folder instead of 1 how will i manage

---------- Post updated at 04:38 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:12 PM ----------

also is there any way to write the script not using awk or sed

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