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Old 12-10-2007
select count(*) in sqlplus into variable unix shell

Need to select count(*) from table to check for zero result in unix script
# 2  
Old 12-10-2007
One way:
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
myvariable=$( 
echo "set feed off
set pages 0
select count(*) from table;
exit
"  | sqlplus -s username/password@oracle_instance
)
echo "found count = $myvariable"

# 3  
Old 03-27-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim mcnamara
One way:
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
myvariable=$( 
echo "set feed off
set pages 0
select count(*) from table;
exit
"  | sqlplus -s username/password@oracle_instance
)
echo "found count = $myvariable"

Hi, I tried using your codes, but I keep getting this error:
Quote:
`myvariable=$' unexpected
 

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