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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-296) Document error messages in the Derby Reference Manual
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2005 17:13:58 GMT
I think you have a good point about being able to add troubleshooting 
tips to specific error messages over time.  This does add value to this 
document over and above what the ErrorMessages VTI can do.


Myrna van Lunteren wrote:

> On 6/10/05, *David Van Couvering (JIRA)* <derby-dev@db.apache.org 
> <mailto:derby-dev@db.apache.org>> wrote:
>        [
>     http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-296?page=comments#action_12313354
>     <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-296?page=comments#action_12313354>]
>     David Van Couvering commented on DERBY-296:
>     -------------------------------------------
>     Well, I'm looking at the patch, and while I'm I spend time verifying
>     they are all correct, I want to ask a couple of meta questions:
>     [..snip..]
>     - I know there is an ErrorMessage VTI that prints out all the error
>     messages and SQLSTATEs.  Would it make more sense just to document
>     to a user how they could use ij to print out these messages from the
>     VTI?  This way you wouldn't have to continue to maintain this list
>     and try and make sure it's consistent with reality, which seems like
>     a task meant more for Sisyphus than anyone else :)
>     [..snip..]
> My 2c...: It's in the engine javadoc...But I admit it was harder to find 
> than I thought. In old Cloudscape manuals this was documented...I 
> couldn't find an obvious spot in the current manuals...(sorry if I was 
> particularly blind & it's there).
> I am wondering whether users are so used to browsing error message 
> manuals for other databases that they have a hard time using the 
> ErrorMessage VTI? Plus, you'd need ij...(or issue a separate sql command 
> at least).
> Maybe we can add more value to this document over the VTI by adding 
> debugging tips and hints where it seems appropriate at some point...?
>  Myrna

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