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From "Shivaraju Gowda (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-4381) Connection to Derby doesn't work if the path has round braket in it
Date Wed, 14 Oct 2009 20:46:31 GMT

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Shivaraju Gowda commented on DERBY-4381:
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> Is it standard to escape special characters?Perhaps this should be changed to a documentation
issue? 

I don't know, even if it is I couldn't figure out what escape character to use from the documentation.
I 
tried the backslash, "\", as in the connection string below, and it didn't work.

jdbc:derby:jar:(C:/Program Files\(86\)/ClassicModels.jar)ClassicModels 

> Since this involves a Windows standard folder I will add a TIP to the WIKI so the information
is searchable.

The only workaround I can think of is to place the db jar file in a path which doesn't
have the round brackets. Do you have any other suggestion?

> Connection to Derby doesn't work if the path has round braket  in it
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-4381
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4381
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 10.5.3.0
>         Environment: Windows Vista
>            Reporter: Shivaraju Gowda
>   Original Estimate: 5h
>  Remaining Estimate: 5h
>
> In 64 bit windows vista OS, if an executable is 32 bit than it is generally installed
under 
> "C:\Program Files (x86)" folder. The brackets in the path cause problems while connecting
> to any database stored in that folder(in jar format) through derby JDBC.
> The effective connection string is :
> jdbc:derby:jar:(C:/Program Files(86)/ClassicModels.jar)ClassicModels 
> This fails because the closing brackets is not escaped. 
> I looked into the documentation and didn't find references to escaping the brackets in
the path. 
> I think this problem should be reproducible on all platforms.
> you cannot connect to it,  

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