Re: v$abc.. table names - nightmare

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 21:08:22 +0200
Message-ID: <4dd17597$0$14244$>

"neilsolent" <> wrote in message
> Why oh why did Oracle decide to make table names with special symobols
> in them, like v$database?
> This makes it a nightmare in shell scripts wrapping sqlplus for
> example!
> Try writing a shell script that su's to oracle and executes sqlplus to
> get data from v$database..
> Is there any workaround to avoid the dollars, such as aliases?
> thanks,
> Neil

v\$database Received on Mon May 16 2011 - 14:08:22 CDT

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