SQL Script Having Two Semicolons at the End Shows SQL Statement in the Spool File Output
Last updated on APRIL 19, 2013
Applies to:SQL*Plus - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You have a script that contains a SQL statement with two semicolons (;) at the end. Executing this script in SQL*Plus 8.0.6 shows only the queried records in the spooled output file. However, with SQL*Plus 10.2.x and higher, the spool output contains the actual SQL statement in addition to the queried records.
Your script (call it mysql.sql) has the following code:
This is seen after migrating scripts from SQL*Plus 8.0.6 (usually part of E-Business Suite) to SQL*Plus 10.2.x and higher.
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