[unixODBC-support] How does 'isql -n' work?

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Tue Jun 30 17:26:20 BST 2009

Jeff Martin wrote:
> I'm using unixODBC 2.2.14.   I recently noticed that isql now supports a
> -n switch for "Use new line processing".  Running with -n, the startup
> message implies that I can now have multi-line SQL terminated with a
> semi-colon.  However, when I run with -n, isql will not execute the SQL
> that is terminated by a semi-colon.  It's as if isql is ignoring my
> semi-colon and continues to build up the statement.  From the startup
> message with -n, I also see a 'go' command, but that does not seem to do
> anything either.
> For example:
There was a bug stopping this working, try the 2.2.15pre thats on th 
eftp site now.


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