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Re: f is not a valid bitstring

From: Peter Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: "Skidmore, Walt" <walt(dot)skidmore(at)medinex(dot)com>, "'pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: f is not a valid bitstring
Date: 2001-02-24 18:04:23
Message-ID: 5.0.2.1.0.20010224180327.009f8930@mail.retep.org.uk (view raw or flat)
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At 09:00 23/02/01 -0800, Skidmore, Walt wrote:

>I have an entity bean that uses a boolean for a field, and that boolean 
>maps to a bit field in the database.  Is this the proper field I should be 
>mapping to?  Under Sybase and MSSQL 7, there were no problems with sending 
>"true" or "false" through the bean - something took care of it and mapped 
>it properly.  Under Postgres 7.0.3, however, I consistently get this error:
>
>java.sql.SQLException: ERROR:  zpbit_in: f is not a valid bitstring
>
>I've traced it back, and found that it's taking the first letter of the 
>boolean value and trying to put that into the bit field instead of 
>changing it to a 1 or 0.  Any suggestions?


Ok, first what version are you using. Second what methods are you (or the 
bean container) using to set it.

Peter


>Thanks a bunch...
>
>Walt Skidmore


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