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From "V.Narayanan (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-1547) Add svn version number to DatabaseMetaData getDatabaseProductVersion and getDriverVersion() to improve supportability
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 04:26:23 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1547?page=comments#action_12432737 ] 
            
V.Narayanan commented on DERBY-1547:
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Hi,
You would'nt know how glad I am to see u back. I was totally held up trying the ProductVersionHolder
way and was on the verge of giving up. I was praying that by some magic you would come back
to give me advice on this issue.

I understand the situation. I had rolled back the sed changes but agree that it would be a
good standby to get the patch in first. I will do it this right away.

thanx
Narayanan

> Add svn version  number to DatabaseMetaData getDatabaseProductVersion and getDriverVersion()
 to improve supportability
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-1547
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1547
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: JDBC
>    Affects Versions: 10.1.3.2
>            Reporter: Kathey Marsden
>         Assigned To: V.Narayanan
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 10.2.1.0
>
>         Attachments: DERBY-1547_v1.diff, DERBY-1547_v1.stat
>
>
> getDatabaseProductVersion and getDriverVersion() report only the four digit Derby version
number and not the svn build number.   It would be useful to return  the full version including
the build number  as sysinfo does: e.g. "10.1.2.4 - (392472)", That way it will be clear from
application logs that collect this information exactly what revision level they are running
if they are using rolled up fixes on the maintenance branch between releases.
> There may be risk in doing this however if applications are parsing the version information,
but hopefully they will use getDatabaseMajorVersion() , getDatbaseMinorVersion, getDriverMajorVersion,
and getDriverMinorVersion for such proccessing.  

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