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import text file into oracle db.

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Ok, i want to import text file into oracle database table with php script.
Text file format is:
---
010101
blabla1
blabla2
010102
blabla2
blabla4
---
010101 / 010102 = ID
text which is under ID number is included into this ID group.

in db table i need to get:

ID        TEXT
-------------------
010101     blabla1
010101     blabla2
010102     blabla3
010102     blabla4

and so on..

how can I do it? any sample code?

thank you.
kristapz.
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hey..
noone can help me ?
please.
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by:us111
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I don't try, get the idea:

<?
$tab = file("your_file.txt");   // get the file into an array

$n = count($tab) ;

for ($i=0; $i<$n; $i=+3)
{ $ID = $tab[$i];
   $Text1 = $tab[$i+1];
   $Text2 = $tab[$i+2];
   
   $query = "INSERT INTO table (ID, Text) values ('$ID', '$Text1');
   // execute the query, your stuff
   $query = "INSERT INTO table (ID, Text) values ('$ID', '$Text2');
   // execute the query, your stuff
}
?>

Sorry, never use Oracle functions....
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by:kristapz
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but problem is that there is no only two records under each id. there can be 10.. 100 or 1000 records. i don't know how many they are under each id.

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by:us111
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I will try to find out a solution
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by:us111
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could you change you text file ?
what's the good format for your ID ?
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by:us111
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By changing your text file, I mean something like this :

010101
blabla1
blabla2
~~~~
010102
blabla2
blabla4
~~~~
010103
blabla2
blabla4
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by:kristapz
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hmm, well.. these IDs i need to replace with other IDs when imported.. like:
010101 replace with 942, 010102 with 965 and so on..

what about changing this file..
it's big..
i suppose this ~~~ can be inserted with some shell script.. but i'm not strong in unix shell scripts so i don't know how to do it..

 & i can insert these lines if it will change something.

i used command file() to add all lines in array.. but i couldn't find any way how to check when starts one id and when other..
result was: 480 000 rows with first line from script in db :)


regards,
kristapz.
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by:us111
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if you want to avoid ~~~ (separator as example)
I need to know the exact format of the ID in the text file
010101.
always 6 numbers ?
Can  'blabla' be 6 numbers like ID?
The solution is to know the format of the ID in your textfile.
Then you can detect  when the line starts a new ID.
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by:kristapz
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length(id) = 6. allways.
length(text) > 6. allways.

blabla is text, not number.

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by:kristapz
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length(id) = 6. allways.
length(text) > 6. allways.

blabla is text, not number.

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by:us111
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<?
$f = fopen("yourfile.txt", "r");
$LENGHT = 6 + 2;  // carriage

$ID = fgets($f, 4096);
while (!feof($f))
{      $text = fgets($f, 4096);
      
      while (!feof($f) && strlen($text) > $LENGHT)
      {      //$query = "INSERT INTO table (ID, Text) values ('$ID', '$Text')";
            // Execute the oracle query, I don't know how...
            print "$ID  : $text<br>";
            $text = fgets($f, 4096);
    }
      $ID = $text;
}
fclose($f);
?>


will output
010101     blabla1
010101     blabla2
010102     blabla3
010102     blabla4
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by:kristapz
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Thank you, us111. This worked fine. :)
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Hey !! deletion request ???
And my point for this answer :)
don't forget :)
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by:kristapz
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ouh.. sorry.. :(
didn't really get this system.
i thought i need to delete this question..
ok.. nevermind :)

So, what i need to do so as you can get your points?
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oh.. **** :)
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