I believe this was done a while ago.  (It looks like it was patched on 
Aug 17 by a patch from Rene).

thanks,
--Barry

Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Can someone tackles this and supply a patch?
> 
> 
> 
>>Would some JDBC hacker develop a patch for the following issue?  The
>>change is just barely large enough that I don't want to commit untested
>>code for it --- but not having a Java development environment at hand,
>>I can't test the updated code.
>>
>>The problem is in DatabaseMetaData.java (same code in both jdbc1 and
>>jdbc2, looks like).  It does direct access to pg_description that isn't
>>right anymore.  In getTables, instead of
>>
>>      java.sql.ResultSet dr = connection.ExecSQL("select description from 
>pg_description where objoid="+r.getInt(2));
>>
>>it should be
>>
>>      java.sql.ResultSet dr = connection.ExecSQL("select 
>obj_description("+r.getInt(2)+",'pg_class')");
>>
>>In getColumns, the change is a little more involved, because
>>pg_attribute doesn't have an OID column anymore.  The initial query
>>can't fetch a.oid, but should fetch a.attrelid instead, and then the
>>pg_description query should become
>>
>>      java.sql.ResultSet dr = connection.ExecSQL("select 
>col_description("+r.getInt(1)+","+r.getInt(5)+")");
>>
>>(col_description takes the table OID and the column's attnum).
>>
>>The reason this is more than a 3-line change is that it should be done
>>either the old way or the new way depending on whether server version >=
>>7.2 or not, for backwards-compatibility of the driver.
>>
>>It's possible there are other similar changes needed that I missed in a
>>quick lookover.
>>
>>So, would some enterprising person fix the JDBC code to work with CVS
>>tip, and submit a patch?
>>
>>              thanks, tom lane
>>
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