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passing table names at runtime

Shahabuddin Syed
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Joined: Oct 25, 2003
Posts: 5
Hi,
the name of tables in the My database change at runtime so i want to pass the values of tables as parameters at runtime, i cannot do it with "PreparedStatement", is there any efficient way.
thanks in advance,
regards,
Shahabuddin.
Avi Abrami
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Joined: Oct 11, 2000
Posts: 1125

Hi Shahabuddin,
As you have discovered, you cannot use the "?" parameter place-holders in a "PreparedStatement" for database table names (nor column names, for that matter), only for literal values (like strings, numbers, dates, etc.)
The only way is to build up the SQL string in your java class, for example (note: uncompiled and untested)

Good Luck,
Avi.
 
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