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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Use variables in SQL script?
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:03:01 GMT
Thanks for raising this topic, David and Thomas. Feel free to vote for 
this new enhancement request: 
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-5298 I have worked around 
this problem by using the helper functions attached to 


On 6/27/11 2:53 AM, Thomas wrote:
> David,
> I am afraid Derby doesn't implement variables - I had been looking for this
> myself also some time back when writing Derby scripts for test data
> creation/manipulation. I finally ended up writing small Java programs where
> needed instead of or on top of just scripts. Since a couple of days I am using
> Squirel as front-end rather than ij and this tool has a script plug-in which
> sounds interesting, but I have not really looked into this plug-in yet whether
> it would provide any help when it comes to variables. When I asked basically the
> same question you just did to the derby community there was a mention that it
> should not be too hard to enhance ij to offer this support - however I have not
> raised a feature request and to the best of my knowledge this didn't go any
> further than the communication on the user mailing list itself. I would be
> willing to help document/test such feature, but can't program myself as I am not
> a programmer.

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