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Trap Sql-Loader Error inside perl script

HI,

I have a problem. I want to catch the return code from SQL Loader inside perl script. How can I do it?

I am doing the following. Here SQL Loader returns 0, even if it is successful to insert all rows which is correct but it also returns 0 if the column name is changed and as a result no rows are getting inserted which I am assuming is wrong. What is the problem here? Is this the right way to trap SQL-LDR errors?

A.pl
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`ksh file1.ksh`;


print "\nThe sqlldr return code is $?\n";

if (($? == 0) or  ($? ==2))

{

print \nError in Loading\n";
exit 1;
}

else { print "\nData Loaded in DB in Table1\n";
}


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Here is my file1.ksh --->


file1.ksh
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sqlldr id/pwd@server control=Table1.ctl log=Table1.log
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>Is this the right way to trap SQL-LDR errors?

I believe sqlloader is always successful.  I mean that it always executes.

You will likely need to parse the log file to see if it actaully loaded everytihng it was supposed to.
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johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
SQL*Loader does have a return code to tell you whether a load is successful or not.  They are detailed here:

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e22490/ldr_params.htm#i1005019

If you want to get more information than the return codes give you, you would have to parse the log file.
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sunny82Author Commented:
ok many thanks to both of you...
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