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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-1107) For existing databases JDBC metadata queries do not get updated properly between maintenance versions.
Date Tue, 25 Apr 2006 14:44:35 GMT
Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@Sun.COM> writes:

> Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> writes:
>
>> I am a bit fuzzy on this still after  I reread the thread for DERBY-1107
>> a few times.  I was wondering if someone could summarize?   Has an
>> upgrade strategy been defined for metadata?
>
> I don't think we defined a strategy, but we seem to agree on:
>
>   1) It is possible to fix it (without time travel) when the need
>      arises.
>
>   2) If we want to fix it before the need arises, it is acceptable to
>      drop and recreate stored prepared statements on every maintenance
>      release.
>
>   3) Metadata changes should be avoided in point releases.
>
>> Could someone who
>> understands it put it on the Wiki?
>
> I can start on a wiki page tomorrow. If someone wants do to it
> earlier, just go ahead!

Sorry that it took so long. I have put up a wiki page on
http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/MetadataUpgrade and linked to it from
the front page. Feel free to add, remove or change whatever you would
like.

-- 
Knut Anders

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