RE: sqlplus variable

  • From: "Wolfson Larry - lwolfs" <lawrence.wolfson@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "oracle-l" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:10:38 -0500

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


From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[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?


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