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I'm using and want to count the records that are exported by an UNLOAD SELECT statement. So I'm querying the @@rowcount global variable right after the statement.

However, @@rowcount seems to ignore the UNLOAD statement, i.e. its value is unchanged by the UNLOAD statement.

So do I need to count the number of rows myself?

I could not find any documentation of @@rowcount related to UNLOAD.

asked 25 Jul '18, 04:16

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Volker Barth
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All too often, I miss the chance to look at the documentation of newer versions...

That quote is from to v17 "What's New" section:

Enhancements to the UNLOAD statement
@@rowcount global variable now incremented during unloading
The UNLOAD statement now sets the @@rowcount variable to the number of rows unloaded. See UNLOAD statement.

So, for v16 and below, apparently I have to count myself...

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answered 25 Jul '18, 04:20

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