RE: sqlplus variable

Not a "bash" guy but maybe you just need to put this on separate lines
or use a ";" (semicolon) in between
or like ksh
say
export SQL_UTILITY='sqlplus /nolog' 

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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Zelli, Brian
Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 3:01 PM
To: oracle-l
Subject: sqlplus variable


Hello all,
 
I've been trying to script a backup that uses sqlplus /nolog as a
variable.  I create the variable as:
SQL_UTILITY='sqlplus /nolog' export SQL_UTILITY 
 
in my bash script but when I execute it I get:
 
': not a valid identifier

I've tried a bunch of different combos but still get the same error.
Which part is wrong?

If I just type this at the command line and then echo back $SQL_UTILITY,
it works.  What could be wrong script-wise?

ciao,
Brian
 

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