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execute sql from sqlplus or invoke sqlplus from Unix

execute sql from sqlplus or invoke sqlplus from Unix

execute sql from sqlplus or invoke sqlplus from Unix

(OP)
I have problem run the following sql from sqlplus invoked from Unix(>sqlplus -s connectstring @filename). The error message is:

ERROR at line 2:
ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected

But if I login to sqlplus directly, it works fine.


The sql code is:
CREATE TABLE abc
(
 ValidFrom DATE,
 ValidTo   DATE,
 Threshold NUMBER
);

INSERT INTO abc
            VALUES (TO_DATE('01-JAN-00'), TO_DATE('31-DEC-00'), 1000);


TIA

RE: execute sql from sqlplus or invoke sqlplus from Unix

Try this, slashes instead of semi-colons when you run sql from a file:

Mike


CREATE TABLE abc(
    ValidFrom DATE,
    ValidTo   DATE,
    Threshold NUMBER
)/

INSERT INTO abc VALUES (
    TO_DATE('01-JAN-00'),
    TO_DATE('31-DEC-00'),
    1000
)/


(and mind those two digit years as well)

Mike

Mike Lacey
Mike_Lacey@Cargill.Com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

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