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From Knut Anders Hatlen <knut.hat...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: getMajorVersionNumber returning -1
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 16:10:13 GMT
Ryan McFall <mcfall@hope.edu> writes:

> I am using Derby with Hibernate, and am trying to get Hibernate to use
> sequences for its identifier generation strategy.
>
> When the DerbyDialect class is asked whether it supports sequences, it
> is returning false.  Digging through the source indicates that this is
> because the call to getMajorVersionNumber and getMinorVersionNumber
> are returning -1.
>
> I'm not sure why this is happening - I've taken a look at the derby
> source, and am not sure why this might happen.  Does anyone know what
> might cause this?  
>
> Thanks for pointers - it seems this used to work but doesn't now.  I
> think it might have something to do with the JAR files I have on my
> classpath, based on a comment in the derby sources, but I don't see
> anything amiss.  I have derbyclient on the classpath, and I'm pretty
> sure the driver is version 10.7.

Hi Ryan,

It sounds like you're seeing the issue discussed here:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4961

-- 
Knut Anders

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