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Executes a file containing CQL statements.
In the synopsis section of each statement, formatting has the following meaning:
A semicolon that terminates CQL statements is not included in the synopsis.
To execute the contents of a file, specify the path of the file relative to the current directory. Enclose the file name in single quotation marks. The shorthand notation in this example is supported for referring to $HOME:
The output for each statement, if there is any, appears in turn, including any error messages. Errors do not abort execution of the file.
Alternatively, use the --file option to execute a file while starting CQL.