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Variable resolution Fails
sumit ghosh 2013-04-30, 23:40
The following variable freq fails to resolve:
bash-4.1$ export freq=MNTH
bash-4.1$ echo $freq
bash-4.1$ hive -e "select ${env:freq} as dr  from dual"
Logging initialized using configuration in file:/etc/hive/conf.dist/hive-log4j.properties
Hive history file=/hadoop1/hive_querylog/sumighos/hive_job_log_sumighos_201304302321_1867815625.txt
FAILED: ParseException line 1:8 cannot recognize input near 'as' 'dr' 'from' in select clause

Here dual is a table with 1 row.
What am I am doing wrong? When I try to resolve freq - it is empty!!
  $ hive -S -e "select '${env:freq}' as dr  from dual"
Anthony Urso 2013-05-01, 02:20
Sanjay Subramanian 2013-05-01, 02:44
Naidu MS 2013-05-01, 07:53
Nitin Pawar 2013-05-01, 08:23
Ted Yu 2013-05-01, 08:50
sumit ghosh 2013-05-01, 18:48