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From "Kristian Waagan (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (DERBY-4706) Remove stale and potentially unused code Request.writeEncryptedScalarStream
Date Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:06:22 GMT
Remove stale and potentially unused code Request.writeEncryptedScalarStream
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                 Key: DERBY-4706
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4706
             Project: Derby
          Issue Type: Task
          Components: Network Client
    Affects Versions: 10.7.0.0
            Reporter: Kristian Waagan
            Assignee: Kristian Waagan
            Priority: Trivial


The code in net.Request.writeEncryptedScalarStream() is in a bad state, for instance:
 - it materializes the stream
 - it doesn't support streams longer than Integer.MAX_VALUE
   (this is fine for BLOB since Derby limits the LOB size to 2G-1, but for CLOBs the data
stream may be longer since the length is expressed in characters)
 - in some error situations it causes a disconnect

Since the security mechanisms required to run this code (SECMEC_EUSRIDDTA and  SECMEC_EUSRPWDDTA)
are apparently supported in the client but not in the network server, deleting it seems like
a good option considering its state.

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