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Re: MoveToInsertRow on a table without a primary key

From: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
To: patrick(dot)balleux(at)gmail(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: MoveToInsertRow on a table without a primary key
Date: 2012-03-14 14:05:38
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Pretty sure a primary key is a pre-requisite for an updatable result set.

Dave Cramer

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On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 9:03 AM,  <patrick(dot)balleux(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I have a table in a database that does not have a primary key.  In the process of migrating data from Oracle to Postgres, I am using ResultSets to populate the Postgres tables.
>
> Basically, all is working well except for tables that do not have a primary key.  When I reach the "movetoinsertrow" instruction in my code, the jdbc driver raises an exception about the missing primary key.
>
> The workaround would be to add a temporary primary key to such table, but I want to avoid that.  I did the same test with HSQLDB and it works.  To me, it seems like a bug.
>
> I googled around for the solution, but found nothing.
>
> Any tips?
>
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