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  2. DERBY-6120

Clarify that $ is the separator character which should be used for the external names of static nested classes

    Details

    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 10.10.1.1
    • Fix Version/s: 10.11.0.0, 10.10.2.0
    • Component/s: Documentation
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      Description

      Various user-defined objects can be created which are bound to Java methods or classes via "external name" clauses. It's easy to mis-phrase the Java class name in the "external name" clause if the class is a static nested class. The affected objects include:

      o Functions
      o Procedures
      o Types
      o Aggregates

      Consider the following class:

      public class TestFuncs
      {
      public static final class Foo
      {
      public static double pow( double base, double power )

      { return Math.pow( base, power ); }

      }
      }

      If the pow method is bound to a user-defined function via a CREATE FUNCTION command, its external name should be TestFuncs$Foo.pow, NOT TestFuncs.Foo.pow.

      We should add a section to the Reference Manual clarifying how to phrase the external name if it includes a reference to a static nested class. The detailed sections for the various user-defined objects can then refer to this new section.

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        Rick Hillegas created issue -
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        Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
        Issue & fix info Patch Available [ 10102 ]
        Fix Version/s 10.10.1.3 [ 12324247 ]
        Fix Version/s 10.11.0.0 [ 12324243 ]
        Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
        Rick Hillegas made changes -
        Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]
        Myrna van Lunteren made changes -
        Fix Version/s 10.10.2.0 [ 12326659 ]
        Fix Version/s 10.10.1.4 [ 12324247 ]

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          • Assignee:
            Kim Haase
            Reporter:
            Rick Hillegas
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