Add comments to an sql script.
REMARK Single line comment -- Single line comment /* Single line comment */ /* Multi Line comment */
A common mistake is to use /* but not followed by a space (or newline) this
will be interpreted as "/" and will execute the previous SQL command.
Although the actual comment will be ignored this behaviour can have significant unexpected results:
even if there's no previous command to execute then Oracle will error with "Nothing in SQL buffer to run".
UNIX style comments ( # at the beginning of a line) don't work - Oracle will interpret and execute the whole line. They do however work for import and export parameter files.
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