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From Dan Scott <deni...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Updated snapshot jars
Date Sat, 30 Apr 2005 17:19:11 GMT

Gave 10.1 alpha it a quick shot in Network Server mode on Windows today.

One quick observation:

setNetworkServerCP.bat sets the CLASSPATH to point to the derby.jar,
etc. files in DERBY_INSTALL/lib/ -- however, in the ZIP file the jar
files are in the root directory. I had to modify setNetworkSetCP.bat
accordingly to get the CLASSPATH set up correctly.

At a minimum, either the batch file should be updated, or the zip file
should be placed entirely within a /lib/  directory (which is kind of
a generic name.)

Ideally, all of the files should be contained in a descriptively named
directory ("derby", perhaps), and the batch file should be updated to


On 4/29/05, Andrew McIntyre <mcintyre.a@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> This afternoon I updated the snapshot jars posted on the downloads
> page. It would be great for anyone interested in the Derby network
> client driver which was recently added to the trunk ( alpha),
> or any other recently added feature or bugfix in which you are
> interested, to test them out and report your findings. Those interested
> in testing Derby on their favorite platform/JVM will find the
> corresponding derbyTesting.jar in the snapshot file. Also, please note
> that the zip snapshots were generated on Windows and the tar.gz
> snapshots were generated on Unix, so text files in the snapshots should
> have the proper line endings.
> Here are the highlights for each new snapshot:
> alpha - FOR TESTING ONLY. Please see the warning about using
> alpha releases on the downloads page:
> http://incubator.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html#Development+trunk
> - Derby network client driver added. Use the included derbyclient.jar
> in place of db2jcc.jar. Additional information on its use can be found
> in the functional specification attached to this post:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.apache.db.derby.devel/2960
> - DATE and TIMESTAMP functions which correctly match the documentation
> - First phase of online compress functionality
> - Derby-176: queries with extensive joins no longer cause java linkage
> error
> - Derby-186: Set currentPosition for scrollable cursors when moving
> past the last row
> - Derby-134: Improvement to allow ordering by expressions, instead of
> correlation names or column positions only.
> - Derby-96: beginning support for recovery from out-of-order log records
> - Derby-106: spill BackingStoreHashTables to disk to prevent out of
> memory errors in hash joins
> - DERBY-158: PRIMARY KEY does not imply NOT NULL
> - Preliminary JSR169 support
> - Snapshot includes demo and scripts
> - Fixed Eclipse plugin version specification
> - Lots more that I've left out :-)
> - please note that this is not an official release
> - LOCAL is no longer a reserved keyword
> - Demos and scripts included in the snapshot
> - Fixed Eclipse plugin version specification
> A full list of fixed bugs in each version can be found here:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/BrowseProject.jspa?
> id=10594&subset=-1
> andrew

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