<<SNIP; posit syntax or PTF alternatives to get IDENTITY support>>
A potentially viable alternative, given the prior two are unlikely:
3. Although not allowing the syntax to remain the same for the
column definition [apparently taken\composed from a higher release
on which the coding\testing of the application is apparently being
Creating an adding a *before insert trigger might be the best
means to mimic the effect; i.e. as a rule of the file, the trigger
maintains that rule, in place of [for lack of] the support by the
database to due that auto-increment. <<SNIP>>
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