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Re: InstantDB: Don't understand SQL after: ";"


The ";" isn't part of InstantDB's SQL dialect. It appears in ScriptTool
files to tell ScriptTool that this is the end of the SQL statement.
ScriptTool strips off the ";" before sending the SQL to InstantDB.

Regards

Peter Hearty
Lutris Technologies (UK)
----- Original Message -----
From: <Exceptionraised@aol.com>
To: <instantdb@enhydra.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 27, 2000 1:57 AM
Subject: InstantDB: Don't understand SQL after: ";"


> This topic was brought up 17 May 2000 but I'm not certain why there is a
> problem in this case.
>
> (I'm new to both SQL and JDBC and have been fooling around with InstantDB
> 3.20 beta 1 with MRJ 2.2.2/MacOS 9.0.4 with one of the tutorials from Java
> Developer Connection. Please forgive me if this has an obvious solution.)
>
> When I make all the appropriate changes to CreateJoltData.java (*.prp
file,
> JDBC driver), compile and run the CreateJoltData program, I get the
following
> error:
>
> problems with SQL sent to jdbc:idb:cafejolt.prp: create table JoltData
> (programmer varchar (32), day varchar (3), cups integer);
>  Don't understand SQL after: ";"
>  Expected: "UNIQUE" found: ";"
>
> If I take out all of the ";" from all the statements in the source code
(see
> below), it compiles and runs perfectly. This also happens when reading
> examples that have a prepared *.sql file; if I take out the ";", then
> everything runs okay...otherwise I get a single or multiple errors such as
> the one above.
>
> This doesn't make any sense to me based on what I've read. Does someone
have
> an idea as to what might be wrong? The prp file is the same as sample.prp
> with the name modified.
>
> Here is the offending CreateJoltData.java file:
>
> import java.sql.*;  file://import all the JDBC classes
>
> public class CreateJoltData {
>
>     static String[] SQL = {
>         "create table JoltData ("+
>             "programmer varchar (32), "+
>             "day varchar (3), "+
>             "cups integer);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Gilbert', 'Mon', 1);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Wally', 'Mon', 2);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Edgar', 'Tue', 8);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Wally', 'Tue', 2);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Eugene', 'Tue', 3);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Josephine', 'Wed', 2);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Eugene', 'Thu', 3);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Gilbert', 'Thu', 1);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Clarence', 'Fri', 9);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Edgar', 'Fri', 3);",
>         "insert into JoltData values ('Josephine', 'Fri', 4);",
>     };
>
>     public static void main(String[] args) {
>         String URL = "jdbc:idb:cafejolt.prp";
>         String username = "";
>         String password = "";
>
>         try {
>             Class.forName("org.enhydra.instantdb.jdbc.idbDriver");
>         } catch (Exception e) {
>             System.out.println("Failed to load instantDB JDBC driver.");
>             return;
>         }
>
>         Statement stmt = null;
>         Connection con=null;
>         try {
>             con = DriverManager.getConnection (
>                 URL,
>                 username,
>                 password);
>             stmt = con.createStatement();
>         } catch (Exception e) {
>             System.err.println("problems connecting to " + URL);
>         }
>
>         try {
>             for (int i = 0; i < SQL.length; i ++) {
>                 stmt.execute( SQL[ i ] );
>             }
>             con.close();
>         } catch (Exception e) {
>             System.err.println("problems with SQL sent to " + URL +
>                 ": "+e.getMessage());
>         }
>
>     }
> }
>
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