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Run PSQL query from command line or script

Run PSQL query from command line or script

Run PSQL query from command line or script

We currently run queries against our Btrieve files using a utility called IQ (aka BMQ) which we can either use interactively or call from a DOS batch script. The latter method is used during EODs to run various regular scripts.

We're upgrading to PSQL v10 and in our new environment it has been decided that we cannot use that utility anymore. Hence I am stuck with finding an alternative, or I should say a free alternative! Something along the lines of SQL Server's osql.

Ah! Whilst creating this question I think I've found the answer. I'll post this anyway in case it helps anyone else and also if anyone has any tips on using the utility "pvddl" in a Windows environment (W2K3 and XP).



RE: Run PSQL query from command line or script

Try PvQuery (http://cs.pervasive.com/files/folders/tools/entry726.aspx).  
I don't think PVDDL.EXE is supported by Pervasive.  I know it is used by the PSQL install to create tables and the system stored procedures. I did a quick test and it didn't return any results.   

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