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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: bug in soft upgrade mode?
Date Mon, 24 Mar 2008 17:36:59 GMT
Bryan Pendleton wrote:
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> I think setting the type should not change the nullability of the 
>> column. 
>
> I agree; we have a separate ALTER TABLE command for modifying 
> nullability.
>
> However, I don't recall this specific question being discussed during the
> 10.3 ALTER TABLE work, so it's quite possible that 10.3 isn't behaving
> correctly, either.
>
> Certainly looks like you've found a soft spot worthy of more 
> investigation.
>
Thanks Bryan,

I went ahead and filed DERBY-3566 for the difference in behavior.  At 
least 10.3 and
10.4 soft upgrade should behave the same.  What do you think might be 
the problem with
10.3?

Kathey



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