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Creating extract files using BCPs

Sybase expert Mich Talebzadeh recommends creating a view from underlying tables and using the bcp command to create extract files.

I have to create a couple of extract files. What is the preferred method? Should I create views that join the tables and then bcp from the views or create a stored procedure to handle the all of this?

CREATE a VIEW on the underlying tables and then BCP out the VIEW

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