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From "Donald McLean" <dmclea...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Check for DB Existence on Start
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2008 15:13:42 GMT
Dear Magnus,

On the Derby Wiki, I have posted the source for a DatabaseManager class that
does this (among other things):

http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DatabaseManager

The current version of DatabaseManager does much more but unfortunately I am
not free to post that source code.

Donald

On Jan 3, 2008 9:43 AM, Magnus Prime <magnusprime@hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> Hi.
>
> I am fairly new to derby, but I am enjoying it so far.  What I want to
> know, is there a way to connect to Derby, and check that the DB you want to
> use exists, and if not, then go create it.
>
> I am using the embedded driver (in a Java program), and I know I can add
> the ;create flag to the URL, but does that have any adverse effects if the
> DB has already been created?
>
> The end result of what i am trying to accomplish, is that the first time
> the program is run, create the required DB and its tables/sample data, and
> from then on, dont create it if it already exists.
>
>

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