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I have now a problem that I have to set paths through variables in queries like

load data infile  '/my/file/path/to/file.txt'
into  table  database1.table2
fields terminated by ''
lines terminated by '\r\n'
( id, name_en, name_de, value_en, value_de);

The part "/my/file/path/to/" should be set with a variable, but the only way I have found is to use prepared statements, which is not possible with this type of queries.

Is there any other option to keep the path in a variable?

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