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SQLite - Execute SQ...
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SQLite - Execute SQL query in a script or from Terminal

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I had to run an update SQL query, which I wanted to run in a script (so I can run it daily).
Took me a bit to find the right way to do this.

Option 1 - straight and simple SQL

sqlite3 mydatabasefile.db 'UPDATE sometbale SET afield=anotherfield;'


Option 2 - take the SQL statement from a file

File (myfile.sql):

UPDATE sometbale SET afield=anotherfield;



sqlite3 mydatabasefile.db < myfile.sql


Hope this is helpful to someone ... 😊 


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