I have some procedures where I would like to get some kind of acknowledgement after a condition has been assessed.
For example, the pusedocode would be like,
if ( select count(*) from assgn to where eid = 1 ) > 5 print " the total number of projects employee working is more than 5 " else insert the value into the assgnto table
How should I go about doing that in MySQL?
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If you do not want to the text twice as column heading as well as value, use the following stmt!
SELECT ‘some text’ as ”;
Example: mysql>SELECT ‘some text’ as ”;
| some text |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
You can print some text by using
SELECT command like that:
SELECT 'some text'
+-----------+ | some text | +-----------+ | some text | +-----------+ 1 row in set (0.02 sec)
This is an old post, but thanks to this post I have found this:
! echo 'some text';
Tested with MySQL 8 and working correctly. Cool right? 🙂
to take output in MySQL you can use if statement
the if_true and if_false can be used to verify and to show output
as there is no print statement in the MySQL