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Insert, cursor, sp

Posted on 2004-09-13
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I'm inserting info from the sp getfiledetails into a temp table as below:
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OPEN cur
FETCH NEXT FROM cur INTO @Filename
WHILE @@FETCH_STATUS = 0
BEGIN
     SET @Filename = @Directory + @Filename
     INSERT #FileInfo EXEC xp_getfiledetails @Filename
     FETCH NEXT FROM cur into @Filename
END
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This is working fine, however I want to add the info from the @Filename variable also into the #FileInfo table how can I do that ?
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by:Jay Toops
ID: 12043927
alter table #filename add fname varchar(255)
update #filename
set fname=@filename
where fname is null
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Expert Comment

by:Jay Toops
ID: 12043943
alter table #fileinfo add fname varchar(255)
update #filename
set fname=@filename
where fname is null
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by:SNilsson
ID: 12043974

That will work for the first loop maybe, but only the first.
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by:Jay Toops
ID: 12043996
-- check to see if the field exists before adding
IF NOT EXISTS
   (SELECT c.* FROM syscolumns c   JOIN sysobjects o ON c.id = o.id
    WHERE o.name = '#fileinfo'  AND c.name = 'fname')
   BEGIN
      -- Field does not exist
      alter table #fileinfo add fname varchar(255)
   END

update #fileinfo
set fname=@filename
where fname is null

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OlegP earned 250 total points
ID: 12044037
To #FileInfo  add  the following  IDR INT IDENTITY(1,1), DR varchar(250),FN varchar(500)


change
 INSERT #FileInfo EXEC xp_getfiledetails @Filename
to
 INSERT #FileInfo ([alternate name],.....,[Attributes]) --all list of fields
EXEC xp_getfiledetails @Filename
UPDATE  #FileInfo
SET DR = @Directory ,FN=@Filename
WHERE IDR=@@IDENTITY
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by:SNilsson
ID: 12160013

I used a identity column and then did an update on the column with the DOS filename in it, so points for OlegP for giving the idéa of using a identity column.
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