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From Rick Curtis <>
Subject Re: Generated ID starts with 0
Date Mon, 04 May 2009 19:36:41 GMT
Try adding a version column to your Entity, or stop using primitives for
your id columns. OpenJPA does not know the difference between an id that has
a value of zero, and one that is uninitialized.


On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 2:26 PM, B.J. Reed <> wrote:

> I have a testcase where a DB2 DB is already created.  It has 2 tables and
> the web user preferences table has an identity column that is defined as
> "generated always as identity (start with 0, ..."
> In the test case, I am expecting 2 sets of 2 inserts each into this table.
>  The first 2 objects should have id's of 0 and 1 (works fine) and the 2nd
> set should have id's of 2 and 3 - what happens is that the web user
> preference entities have never had their id set so both of their ids are
> defaulted to 0.  In stead of inserting rows, the entity manager sees the id
> of 0 on both 2nd set objects and then does an update in the DB on the very
> first record (since that one's id correctly is 0).
> Should OpenJPA be able to handle a generated column that starts with 0 (I
> can create a JIRA for an enhancement) or is it common knowledge that the DB
> should start with a non zero number or is there something that I should set
> the id to in the new web user preferece entities so that they will always be
> inserted?
> By changing the DDL to start with 1 in stead of 0, this problem is avoided
> and 4 rows are inserted into the DB properly with id's 1 - 4.
> --B.J. Reed

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