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From Philipp Hug <phil...@hug.cx>
Subject [PATCH] Change all Identifier Limitations to 128
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2004 15:45:24 GMT
this patch changes maximum length of column names, index/contraint 
names, cursor names and schema names to 128 and keeps MaxUserNameLength 
at 30.
it also fixes the metadata to return correct values

Philipp Hug wrote:

> I know this has been discussed before, but there hasn't been a consus 
> if those limitations should be extended...
> At the moment, I patched Derby to allow longer identifier for 
> index/constraint names, because the CMP engine I'm using, uses 
> getMaxColumnNameLength() as limitation for index name.
> Does anyone know of any metadata attribute that would specify the 
> maximum allowed length for an index/constraint name? If there is such 
> an attribute, I could live with that and would just fix the CMP 
> engine? Otherwise we should really think about extending it to a 
> decent value (e.g. 30 or 128).
> btw: cloudscape 9 didn't have this limitation, it has been added in 
> cloudscape 10/derby
> greets
> philipp

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