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branch command syntax details

Syntax

The required syntax is in bold.

branch
[<SPL-literal> | into <dataset> ],
[<SPL-literal> | into <dataset> ] ...

Each branch is enclosed in square brackets and separated by commas.

Required arguments

SPL-literal
Syntax: <SPL-literal>
Description: A snippet of fully-formed SPL that is complete enough to be run as a separate search.
dataset
Syntax: <dataset-name>
Description: The name of a lookup or splv1sink dataset. This can be a new dataset or an existing dataset. By default the into command appends the search results to the dataset. To replace the data in the dataset with the data from the search, you must use the mode=replace argument with the into command. The mode only applies to lookups. The mode is not used with datasets where the kind of dataset is spl1sink.

Optional arguments

None.

See also

branch command
branch command overview
branch command usage
branch command examples
Related information
Dataset kinds in the SPL2 Search Manual
Last modified on 20 August, 2021
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