Sue,

Tried this on a V7.3 system in ACS (drop table if exists ddblib/sensidta;), also STRSQL, and I'm getting an error "Keyword EXISTS not expected."

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From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Sue Romano
Sent: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:34 PM
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Has anyone monitored for a message within a stored procedure?


Another option is to use the IF EXISTS option with the DROP statement. The statement will complete with success whether the object exists or not.

DROP PROCEDURE IF EXISTS myproc;

This was introduced about a year ago.
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My first line is to Drop the Stored procedure before creating it. I
don't
want it to crash because the Stored Procedure does not exist.

Thank You

Tim Feldmeier


Sue Romano
Db2 for IBM i Development
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