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From Ole Gunnar Borstad <oleg...@stud.ntnu.no>
Subject Re: List existing databases
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2007 10:50:44 GMT
If you have the BasicDatabase instance of the database you want to  
know the name of, you can do this:

BasicDatabase db;

//this gives the whole path
String databaseName =  

//if you only want the name, remove the path
databaseName = databaseName.substring(databaseName.lastIndexOf("/") + 1);

This should be "safe"... :)

Ole Gunnar

Siterer Nuno Carvalho <nunomrc@di.fc.ul.pt>:

> Hi all,
> thanks for all the answers!
> I'm working inside the derby engine and I found a way to do this. I
> found that the BasicDatabase.java receives some properties when its
> booted and one of them (derby.__rt.serviceDirectory) has the full  path
> of the database in the directory service, so I get the database  name
> from it.
> Can you tell me if this is save? Is there a more clean way to get the
> database name in the source code?
> Thanks for all your help!
> Cheers,
> nuno
> On Jul 26, 2007, at 1:35 , Dag H. Wanvik wrote:
>> Nuno Carvalho <nunomrc@di.fc.ul.pt> writes:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I need to list the existing databases of derby. Can someone help me
>>> on this? Is there a way to query the list of available created
>>> databases or is this information is this information available inside
>> The databases are booted individually inside a Derby system. The
>> databases are essentially self contained. Even inspecting the file
>> system under the default location ${derby.system.home} doesn't
>> necessarily find all databases created, since they may be created and
>> accessed using explicit paths. It would be possible to list databases
>> *booted* in the present Derby system, but as far as I know there is no
>> such functionality.
>> Dag
> --
> Nuno Carvalho
> University of Lisbon, Portugal
> http://lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/~ncarvalho

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