• Subject: Problem using SQL where library contains a period
  • From: Lee Bircham <lee.bircham@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 12:26:57 -0000

Title: Problem using SQL where library contains a period

Hi,

I have a problem when using JDBC and SQL to access my AS400 database. The problem happens when there is a period in the library name. Eg Library TRK1.5B

An extract of my java code is as follows:
// Register Native JDBC Driver and connect to local DB.
Class.forName("com.ibm.db2.jdbc.app.DB2Driver");
Connection c = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:db2:*local");
// Run an SQL query on the table.
Statement s = c.createStatement();
ResultSet rs = s.executeQuery("SELECT * FROM TRK1.5B.T2USERP ORDER BY SRUSER");
       
When this is run I get the following error message:         java.sql.SQLException: Numeric constant .5B not valid.?

This is because there is a period in the library name and SQL doesn't like TRK1.5B.T2USERP
If I change the library name to another that has no period eg TRKTEST the java program works fine. 
Any ideas apart from changing the library name on getting round this?

Thanks,
Lee.


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