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Stata: load and execute SQL from a file on disk
/*
Copyright 2017 Max Masnick
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*/
cap drop program loadsql
program define loadsql
syntax using, dsn(string)
file open myfile `using', read
file read myfile line
local sql "`line'"
while r(eof) == 0 {
file read myfile line
local line=regexr(`"`line'"', "--.*", "")
local sql "`sql' `line'"
}
file close myfile
clear
set odbcdriver ansi
qui odbc list
odbc load, exec(`"`sql'"') dsn("`dsn'") clear noquote
end
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