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Good morning. I just have a quick question for you folks. Do you know if when using a Script task in SSIS, is it best practice to create a local variable to hold a value from a variable created at the package or container level, as opposed to just reading directly from the package/container-level variable? For example, out of scenarios A and B below, which is better/best practices?

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MessageBox.Show(Dts.Variables["strErrorDescription"].Value.ToString());

B:

string errDesc = Dts.Variables["strErrorDescription"].Value.ToString();
MessageBox.Show(errDesc);

Thanks...Chris
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I'm accustomed to using the package variable, not a script-local one. But that's habit, not something based on actually comparing efficiency/performance/anything.

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Thanks for the reply.
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For the sake of readability I use option B. But this is a personal choice.



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OK...thanks.
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