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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-1164) 'show tables' and 'describe' commands in ij
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 15:24:01 GMT
Oh, I didn't know we had this pending.  Great stuff!


Andrew McIntyre (JIRA) wrote:
>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1164?page=all ]
> Andrew McIntyre updated DERBY-1164:
> -----------------------------------
>     Attachment: 1164_5_andrew.diff
> Attaching an updated patch for this issue, which fixes the two NPEs found by Yip and
myself and adds a few missed masters.
> I'd love it if anyone else has the time to kick the tires on this a little more, but
either way I'm planning on committing this in the next couple of days.
>> 'show tables' and 'describe' commands in ij
>> -------------------------------------------
>>                 Key: DERBY-1164
>>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1164
>>             Project: Derby
>>          Issue Type: New Feature
>>          Components: Tools
>>            Reporter: Håvard Mork
>>         Assigned To: Håvard Mork
>>            Priority: Minor
>>             Fix For:
>>         Attachments: 1164.diff, 1164_2.diff, 1164_3.diff, 1164_4.diff, 1164_5_andrew.diff
>> New users migrating from mysql are familiar with commands 'show tables' and 'describe'
 to respectively display all permanent tables, and show fields in a given table. These are
not standard sql, but I suggest to implement them only in the IJ tool for user-friendliness.
>> As suggested in db-dev, using DatabaseMetaData should provide the necessary query

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