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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: Creating User Types in Derby
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 22:09:59 GMT
Samuel Morgan <samdeking@gmail.com> writes:

> Thanks Guys,
> I will register and see what I can do.. Id love to help or even start
> developing it.. Im afraid I dont know where to start. Any suggestions?


For general information, have a look at:


As for this particular issue, maybe Rick can offer some advice?
Looking at how this is used internally in the system tables is
probably a good start, e.g. in SYS.SYSCONGLOMERATES the column
DESCRIPTOR has the type org.apache.derby.catalog.IndexDescriptor.


It may be advisable to tackle some smaller issue first, so you know
your way around a bit before you try to attack this issue. Your call :)

> Sam
> Dag H. Wanvik wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:
>>> Samuel Morgan wrote:
>>> Right now you can't declare custom types in Derby. This feature has
>>> been requested before and is tracked by DERBY-651. So far no-one has
>>> volunteered to work on this issue.
>> You can vote for it, or even better, help us develop it :)
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ViewVoters!default.jspa?id=12325061
>> Thanks,
>> Dag
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Dag H. Wanvik
Sun Microsystems, Database Technology Group (DBTG)
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