Re: The dollar symbol in SQL script names and Unix

Maybe you could just create an alias / link .

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Tony Sequeira <tony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hi all,
>
> Anyone have any issues with SQL script names in Unix (AIX specifically).
>
> This is in relation to S. Feuerstein's fine PL/SQL error handling library
> Quest Error Manager:
>
>
> http://www.toadworld.com/DOWNLOADS/Freeware/QuestErrorManagerFreeware/tabid/685/Default.aspx
>
> I've been told that the install script qem$install.sql, has caused, and is
> liable to cause problems running in SQL*Plus  (no here document involved in
> this case, a simple sqlplus and @scriptname).
>
> First I've heard of it, anyone else?
>
> I'm home now, but I'll have a bash at it on a Solaris 10 machine tomorrow,
> see if I can break it.  ISTR recall that to use an environment variable in
> SQL*Plus, you have to use a here document.  I've had a quick google, nothing
> has come to light.
>
> Thing is, I've been asked to change the script names, so that none of them
> have a dollar symbol in them, never mind my protests.
>
> Regards.
>
> --
> S. Anthony Sequeira
> ++
> Their idea of an offer you can't refuse is an offer... and you'd better
> not refuse.
> ++
>
>

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