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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Not able to create encrypted database
Date Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:09:38 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>> Kim recently added some useful documentation on the limitations of 
>>> Derby's support for small devices: 
>>> http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/10.5/ref/ref-single.html#rrefjdbcjsr169 
>>> As you can see, we do not claim to support encrypted databases on 
>>> small devices.
>> Thanks Rick for pointing this out and Kim for adding the information. 
>> It is good to see we do have this documented.
>>>  From this thread it seems that, by wiring encryption libraries into 
>>> the classpath, some people have gotten encryption to work on Derby 
>>> databases on small devices. Of course, as you note, we don't test 
>>> these combinations so there may be some gotchas out there.
>> Mostly what I have seen on this thread is people that *haven't*  
>> gotten encryption to work on small devices, but if anyone does get it 
>> working it would  be great to outline how it is done and create an 
>> issue to add a test so it keeps on working.
> You are, of course, right. As I go back through the thread, I don't 
> see any success stories. It might be worth experimenting with a 
> different encryption package, like this old package from the 10.3 
> days: http://java.sun.com/products/archive/jce/
Sigh. Make that the jdk1.3 days.
>> Kathey

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