We need an ibm17 class similar to ibm16 or jdk17 in the org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.harness package.
attaching a patch. I'll commit once the tests are successfully completed.
Committed to trunk with revision: 904235
backported to 10.5 with revision: 904282
backported to 10.4 with revision: 904314
backported to 10.3 (with adjusted README.htm) with revision: 904328