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Bug 155440

Summary: MetaData API for returning fixed length types
Product: db Reporter: John Baker <jbaker>
Component: CodeAssignee: Libor Fischmeistr <lfischmeistr>
Status: NEW ---    
Severity: blocker Keywords: API
Priority: P3    
Version: 5.x   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT Exception Reporter:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 155258, 149041    

Description John Baker 2008-12-15 00:55:03 UTC
These files use hardcoded fixed length types, better if kept in one place.


public static MetaData.getFixedTypes();

However when a size is specified for a field, a size is preset for most types.
Comment 1 John Baker 2008-12-19 18:41:14 UTC
enum org.netbeans.modules.db.metadata.model.api.SQLType defines "Fixed length types" but contains some variable types,
such as VARCHAR or does Fixed length types have a different meaning here?
Comment 2 David Vancouvering 2008-12-19 19:01:08 UTC
I'll take a closer look at this during bugfix phase, unless, do you need this now, John?  Sorry, trying to stay focused
on my feature work...
Comment 3 David Vancouvering 2008-12-19 19:03:04 UTC
Well, I took a quick look at that.  It's a bogus comment, I had something in there but I removed it, and left the
comment by accident.  This covers *all* types, with no distinction between fixed and variable.  That's probably a good
place to put this new method.

Comment 4 Jiri Rechtacek 2009-02-10 15:25:29 UTC
Reassigned to new owner.