- extract procedures and views from a Microsoft server.
defncopy [-U username] [-P password] [-S server] [-D database]
[ -i input_file] [-o output_file] [-v]
is a utility program distributed with FreeTDS. It replaces a
similar program of the same name distributed by Sybase.
reads the text of a stored procedure or view, and writes a
script suitable for recreating the procedure or view. For tables, it reads the
output of sp_help and constructs a CREATE TABLE statement, complete with
CREATE INDEX, too.
- is optional if you or the database owner is the
owner of the procedure/view being copied.
- is the name of the system object you wish to extract.
- -U username
- database server login name.
- -P password
- database server password.
- -S server
- database server to which to connect.
- -D database
- database to use. Optional if the procedure/view
being extracted is in your default database.
- -i input_file
- a script to apply to the database. Not currently
- -o output_file
- a file to hold the script, defaults to standard
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is a filter; it reads from standard input, writes to standard
output, and writes errors to standard error. The -i
options override these, of course.
makes use of the db-lib API provided by FreeTDS. This API is of
course also available to application developers.
exits 0 on success, and >0 if the server
process the query.
will report any errors returned by the server
, but will
first appeared in FreeTDS 0.63.
utility was written by James K. Lowden
Works only with Microsoft servers and ancient Sybase servers.
Does not create primary keys.
Many options are defined by Sybase that this version does not implement. Feel
free to correct this situation.
In theory, defncopy
could apply/produce DDL for any system object, but at
present only tables, procedures and views are supported, and only for