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NullPointerException when adding column without specifying type

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 10.5.1.1, 10.5.2.0, 10.5.3.0, 10.6.1.0, 10.6.2.1, 10.7.1.1
    • 10.8.1.2
    • SQL
    • None
    • Repro attached
    • Regression

    Description

      When executing ALTER TABLE .. ADD COLUMN without specifying the type of the new column, I see a NullPointerException:

      ij> create table t(x int);
      0 rows inserted/updated/deleted
      ij> alter table t add column y;
      ERROR XJ001: Java exception: ': java.lang.NullPointerException'.
      java.sql.SQLException: Java exception: ': java.lang.NullPointerException'.
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.SQLExceptionFactory40.getSQLException(SQLExceptionFactory40.java:95)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.Util.newEmbedSQLException(Util.java:142)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.Util.javaException(Util.java:299)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.TransactionResourceImpl.wrapInSQLException(TransactionResourceImpl.java:408)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.TransactionResourceImpl.handleException(TransactionResourceImpl.java:348)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.EmbedConnection.handleException(EmbedConnection.java:2284)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.ConnectionChild.handleException(ConnectionChild.java:82)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.EmbedStatement.execute(EmbedStatement.java:616)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.EmbedStatement.execute(EmbedStatement.java:556)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.ij.executeImmediate(ij.java:367)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.utilMain.doCatch(utilMain.java:521)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.utilMain.runScriptGuts(utilMain.java:363)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.utilMain.go(utilMain.java:261)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.Main.go(Main.java:229)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.Main.mainCore(Main.java:184)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.tools.ij.Main.main(Main.java:75)
      at org.apache.derby.tools.ij.main(ij.java:59)
      at org.apache.derby.iapi.tools.run.main(run.java:53)
      Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: Java exception: ': java.lang.NullPointerException'.
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.SQLExceptionFactory.getSQLException(SQLExceptionFactory.java:45)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.SQLExceptionFactory40.wrapArgsForTransportAcrossDRDA(SQLExceptionFactory40.java:119)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.SQLExceptionFactory40.getSQLException(SQLExceptionFactory40.java:70)
      ... 17 more
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
      at org.apache.derby.impl.sql.compile.AlterTableNode.bindStatement(AlterTableNode.java:356)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.sql.GenericStatement.prepMinion(GenericStatement.java:324)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.sql.GenericStatement.prepare(GenericStatement.java:90)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.sql.conn.GenericLanguageConnectionContext.prepareInternalStatement(GenericLanguageConnectionContext.java:1101)
      at org.apache.derby.impl.jdbc.EmbedStatement.execute(EmbedStatement.java:607)
      ... 10 more

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            rhillegas Richard N. Hillegas
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