Comments - SET Variable statement
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Apparently it was only meant to demonstrate what
SETstatement looks like, but yes, it was a particularly unfortunate example. I have fixed it now, thanks for noticing.
you wouldn't happen to know the correct syntax for the following:
SET @dbname = 'name'; drop database if exists @dname;
First line works but second doesn't know what @dbname is.
You need prepared statements to pull it off. Something like