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  1. Derby
  2. DERBY-2956

With a collated database USER cannot be used in query against user tables without cast

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Invalid
    • Affects Version/s: 10.4.1.3
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: SQL
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      Description

      ij> create table staff (empname varchar(30));
      0 rows inserted/updated/deleted
      ij> insert into staff values('APP');
      1 row inserted/updated/deleted
      ij> insert into staff values('KATHEY');
      1 row inserted/updated/deleted
      ij> select * from staff where empname like USER;
      ERROR 42ZA2: Operand of LIKE predicate with type VARCHAR(30) and collation TERRITORY_BASED is not compatable with LIKE p
      attern operand with type VARCHAR(128) and collation UCS_BASIC.
      ij>

      Workaround is to use a cast

      ij> select * from staff where empname like CAST(USER as VARCHAR(30));
      EMPNAME
      ------------------------------
      APP

      1 row selected

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                Reporter:
                kmarsden Katherine Marsden
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