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Posted on 2009-05-13
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i have a table 'student'
i typed use my_dbname;

using sqlyog

CREATE PROCEDURE count_students_by_sex (OUT p_male INT, OUT p_female INT)
BEGIN
SELECT COUNT(*) FROM student WHERE sex = 'M' INTO p_male;
SELECT COUNT(*) FROM student WHERE sex = 'F' INTO p_female;
END;

i get error
Error Code : 1064
You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '' at line 3

Execution Time : 00:00:00:000
Transfer Time  : 00:00:00:000
Total Time     : 00:00:00:000

Error Code : 1327
Undeclared variable: p_female

Execution Time : 00:00:00:000
Transfer Time  : 00:00:00:000
Total Time     : 00:00:00:000

Error Code : 1064
You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'END' at line 1

Execution Time : 00:00:00:000
Transfer Time  : 00:00:00:000
Total Time     : 00:00:00:000


i do not understand how to type stored procedure in sqlyog query editor
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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not sure, but you might need to use the DELIMETER stuff:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/create-procedure.html

also, you can run the 2 counts in 1 statement:
DELIMITER $$$
CREATE PROCEDURE count_students_by_sex (OUT p_male INT, OUT p_female INT)
BEGIN
SELECT SUM(CASE WHEN sex = 'M' THEN 1 ELSE 0 END)
     , SUM(CASE WHEN sex = 'F' THEN 1 ELSE 0 END)
  FROM student 
  INTO p_male, p_female;
END;
$$$
DELIMITER ;

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