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Old 08-07-2009, 03:30 AM   #1
zhjim
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redirecting input from two files


Hi folks,

I'm wondering if its possible to get the redirected input from two files. Something like this

Code:
mysql -p < ./setvariables < ./setdata
Also this does not give out an error. The only ouput I get on the screen is from the second command inside setdata.
How to interpret this. Is the first file also parsed but just not displayed?
Anyone knowing a way to get the input from two files in a row? And please no just cat the second file into the end of the first one. I don't want to cat 1Gb of data


Cheers Zhjim

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Old 08-07-2009, 04:20 AM   #2
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Hi, point the arrows to the output, put the output file last.

(concatenate)

cat source-file1 source-file2 > output-file-name

ref. http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/816-5165/cat-1?a=view

hth, Glenn
 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:33 AM   #3
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I fouled around my self some more. And after reading your post it just came to me

Code:
cat ./setargs ./setdata | mysql -p
does the trick. Also I did not want to use cat I think it does not realy matter if the files is read in through redirection or piped after beeing cat.

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