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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: How to run the Apache DB Torque tutorial with Derby]
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 17:56:09 GMT
Francois Orsini wrote:
> I agree with Sateesh that the Embedded driver should return TRUE if the 
> current statement has no FOR UPDATE in it - This is how I would see it 
> and the ODBC description confirms it (as we know many of these semantics 
> are coming from ODBC - as Lance pointed out).

One side effect, however, will be that Derby won't work where others do. 
This from 


> All I can say to this discussion is that from my experience with Torque,
> the other database drivers I have worked with (Mysq, Postgresql, Oracle,
> Firebird, HSQLDB) return that the column is _NOT_ readonly if it is an
> ordinary table, so if the Network driver behaviour would be retained, derby
> would be the only database with that behaviour.

So if we fix the embedded jdbc driver we just need to be prepared for 
breakage and a difference in behavior from the other drivers.

Torque is calling a village module that has this problem. I'll try to 
find time to dig into village and see exactly what it's doing.


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