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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Create function problem
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2006 22:33:15 GMT
John English wrote:
> I have a function to round a Double to a specified number of decimal
> places:
>   public static final Double derbyDouble (Double value, Integer places) {
>     ...
>   }
> I've declared it to Derby like so:
>   CREATE FUNCTION DoubleFormat (value  FLOAT,
>                                 places INTEGER)
>   EXTERNAL NAME 'utils.Utils.derbyDouble';
> This works if I use "double" and "int" but not Double and Integer (as in,
> the methos is found & used corrrectly if I use primitive types but it isn't
> found if I use the corresponding wrapper types). I've also tried Float,
> which
> is no better.
> The big difference is that, using primitive types, I can't handle nulls...
> Anyone got any ideas whhat I'm doing wrong?

Derby maps a SQL INTEGER to Java int (a primitive) and passing SQL NULLs
isn't supported for primitive types. There's an FAQ on this at
http://db.apache.org/derby/faq.html#null_args that also points to the
mail list topic that fed the FAQ.

I hope this helps,


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