Newbie's unsurmountable pb with IO stream trick

Carsten Gaebler clpy at
Mon Sep 2 11:33:31 EDT 2002

Spendius wrote:

> For those who know SQL*Plus y'all know you get a prompt:
> "SQL> " 
> (remove the "'s to get the string) and then this frontend
> Oracle software waits for your input. This is somewhat tricky 
> to deal with,

You'd be probably better off using a Python->Oracle interface like 
cx_Oracle ( to access your 
database directly than trying to mess with an interactive program.


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