[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
> Connection.setCatalog(String database) should connect to the specified database.
The JDBC spec says:
: Sets a catalog name in order to select a subspace of this Connection's
: database in which to work. If the driver does not support catalogs, it
: will silently ignore this request.
Note the part about "subspace". In PostgreSQL, the database/catalog is
fixed when the connection is established. On other systems you can
probably change the database/catalog while keeping the connection. But
you cannot establish a new connection if the spec says that this method
should make a selection among the objects available in the current
> The DatabaseMetaData.supportsCatalogsInXXX() may need to be modified.
These methods are all implemented correctly.
> I'm not sure about the stuff in DatabaseMetaData.getTables() for
> example - at the moment specifying null gets all the tables in the
> database which the driver is currently connected to. I think this is
> fine - but different database name patterns might be specified and
> they may have to be implemented?
Yup. We'll just throw an SQLException in that case.
Peter Eisentraut [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://funkturm.homeip.net/~peter
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