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(since EVL 1.1)

Write stdin or <f_in> into <table> of Teradata.


is to be used in EVS job structure definition file. <f_in> is either input file or flow name.

evl writetd

is intended for standalone usage, i.e. to be invoked from command line and reading records from standard input.

EVD and EVS are EVL definition files, for details see evl-evd(5) and evl-evs(5).


  <f_in> <database>.<table> (<evd>|-d <inline_evd>)
  [-a|--append] [-x|--text-input]

evl writetd
  <database>.<table> (<evd>|-d <inline_evd>)
  [-a|--append] [-x|--text-input]

evl writetd
  ( --help | --usage | --version )


-a, --append

target table is appended, not truncated

-d, --data-definition=<inline_evd>

either this option or the file <evd> must be presented. Example: -d ’id int, name string, started timestamp’

-x, --text-input

suppose the input as text, not binary

Standard options:


print this help and exit


print short usage information and exit

-v, --verbose

print to stderr info/debug messages of the component


print version and exit