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From "Rick Hillegas (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-4589) Corrupted database prevents startup and should be automatically repaired perhaps
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2010 16:19:27 GMT

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Rick Hillegas commented on DERBY-4589:
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Other people have been confused by this behavior it seems.

Various tasks have to be performed before the database exists. For instance, service.properties
must be written and the system tables must be created. What should happen if you try to connect
to a partially created database?

1) Should you get a message saying that the database is unusable rather than a message saying
that the database does not exist?

2) Should Derby raise an error saying that it is deleting or renaming the half-created database
so that you can retry database creation?

Thanks.

> Corrupted database prevents startup and should be automatically repaired perhaps
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-4589
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4589
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 10.5.3.0
>         Environment: Windows 2000, SP4. J2SE 1.6
>            Reporter: Jeff Mckenzie
>         Attachments: 2010-03.zip
>
>
> I have found a database in my application that prevents startup due to it being corrupted.

> The driver reports that the database does not exist, even though it does. Then when my
app tries to create the database using ;create=true; on the URL it fails.
> I think this happened due to the app being killed in Task Manager while it was creating
the database.
> I have the database saved so that you can reproduce the problem. (I'm not sure if I can
attach it yet)

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