It wouldn't have worked before one of the last TR's to 7.2...

Now it does.

Charles

On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 5:19 PM Charles Wilt <charles.wilt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Yep this, autocasting by the db...

Charles

On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 2:19 PM Niels Liisberg <nli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

I think it is the auto-cast in Db2 that kicks in. And why statement 3
fails. For that it can not cast the current object value.


ons. 6. okt. 2021 kl. 21.58 skrev David Gibbs via JAVA400-L <
java400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

Folks:

I just encountered a situation where JDBC allowed me to update rows in a
table where the values did not match the column definition.

As long as you use the setObject method, you can set a numeric column to
a string value and a character column with a numeric value.

The value contents have to match the column definition, but it doesn't
seem to care what the data type being passed in.

For instance:

You create a table as such ...

create table testtab1 (
decfield decimal(8,0),
charfield char(10)
)

... and then run code like this ...

try (
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url, props);
PreparedStatement stmt = conn.prepareStatement("insert into
dxglib/testtab1 (decfield,charfield) values(?,?)");
) {

stmt.setObject(1, 1);
stmt.setObject(2, "xyz");
stmt.executeUpdate();

stmt.setObject(1, "2");
stmt.setObject(2, 3);
stmt.executeUpdate();

stmt.setObject(1, "A");
stmt.setObject(2, 3);
stmt.executeUpdate();

} catch (Exception e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}

.. the first two updates will work fine, but the 3rd will fail.

david
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