db-derby-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-296) Document error messages in the Derby Reference Manual
Date Sun, 12 Jun 2005 15:42:33 GMT
On 6/10/05, David Van Couvering (JIRA) <derby-dev@db.apache.org> wrote: 
> 
> [ 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

Mime
View raw message