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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: NullPointerException in Derby client
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:03:24 GMT

On Aug 28, 2006, at 7:17 AM, Daniel John Debrunner wrote:

> Craig L Russell wrote:
>> Hi Robert,
>> Please file a bug report in the Derby JIRA. Include the stack trace
>> along with an ij script that creates the tables and a simple jdbc
>> program that issues the query that causes the NPE.
>> Someone on the Derby dev team will follow up.
> There is no "Derby team", Derby is an open-source community where  
> anyone
> can get involved and work on improving Derby in many ways including
> fixing bugs.

Of course, Dan has it right. What I meant by "Derby team" is the  
community of Derby contributors and developers who work on Derby. And  
if someone looks into the NPE and contributes a patch, then a Derby  
committer will have to actually apply the patch...


> People work on what interests them: "fry their own fish" or
> "scratch their own itch". Entering a bug may catch the interest of
> someone already active in the community, but it may not, there is no
> "will" about it. One sure way to get a bug fixed is to work in the
> community on fixing it.
> Here's an explanation of how development at Apache works:
> http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_comm.html#Understand+How 
> +Development+Works+at+Apache
> The community is always ready to welcome new people.
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyDev
> Dan.

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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