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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: newbie to derby
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 22:14:10 GMT
Hi Vipul,

I assume you are referring to DERBY-584. I have replied on that issue. 
That is probably a better place to discuss the specifics of the fix and 
its tests.

Thanks,
-Rick

On 3/3/11 4:05 AM, vipul modi wrote:
> Hi
>
> The org.apache.derby.client.am.ColumnMetaData  has no 
> DB2_SQLTYPE_NUMERIC case for getColumnMetaDataType() function.
> Similarly in org.apache.derby.client.am.Types I updated the case for 
> NUmeric type and also in drda's SqlType.java.
> The above changes gave the correct metadata.
> But as this looks like a protocol change would like to know which test 
> case will check derbyclient and drda layer.
> And also is there any specific reason for using decimal for both 
> numeric and decimal types.
>
> Thanks
> Vipul
>
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 12:39 AM, Kathey Marsden 
> <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net <mailto:kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
>
>     On 3/1/2011 10:47 AM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>
>         On 3/1/11 7:33 AM, vipul modi wrote:
>
>             Hi
>
>             I am new to derby and would like to work on client server
>             layer of derby db.
>             Can anyone suggest a initial starting point so that , it
>             can get started with derby development.
>
>             Thanks
>             Vipul Modi
>             MSc.(Tech) Information System
>             BITS-Pilani Goa Campus
>
>         Hi Vipul,
>
>         One place to start would be to start fixing some of the
>         discrepancies between the client and embedded drivers. Look
>         for open JIRA issues which have the "Embedded/Client
>         difference" box checked. DERBY-584 might be an easy one to
>         start with
>
>     DERBY-4901 might be an easy one too and if you like protocol,
>     build up to DERBY-4805 .
>
>     In general when working with Derby I think it is good to do the
>     tutorial first.
>     http://db.apache.org/derby/papers/DerbyTut/index.html
>
>     Then get your build and test environment set  up. See:
>     http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/ForNewDevelopers
>     (also the relevant specifications are at the bottom of this page)
>
>     and if you want to use eclipse, Tiago made a nice screen cast for
>     this at:
>     http://www.vimeo.com/5376690
>
>     I would suggest you make sure suites.All and derbyall run before
>     you start making code changes, so you can work out any kinks
>     separate from your code changes.
>
>     Welcome and please do not hesitate to ask questions.
>
>     Kathey
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Vipul Modi
> MSc.(Tech) Information System
> BITS-Pilani Goa Campus


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