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RDBPROD: Explanation of SQL Preprocessor Fundamentals (Doc ID 77259.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 6.0 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to explain SQL preprocessor fundamentals. 

Scope

The SQL precompiler does many things that are not apparent when you use the precompiler. The same precompiler executable program is used for all supported languages, and is not a compiler. This article discusses how the SQL precompiler works, and how to effectively use it for general program development.

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