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Re: Unable to access table named "user"

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Joe Kramer <cckramer(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unable to access table named "user"
Date: 2009-05-12 14:40:40
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Joe Kramer wrote:
> Hi,
> I have table named user (lower case) in public schema.
> I can access it using Pgadmin as
> SELECT * from "user"; SELECT * from "public.user"; SELECT * FROM public.user;

Odd, I would not expect the 2nd variant to work, unless you also have a 
table called "public.user", ie with a dot in the name.

> I can't find any way to access this table from Jdbc.
> Tried to access as public.user, user in single and double quotes, nothing helps.
> I get exceptions like
> ERROR: relation "public.user" does not exist
> ERROR: relation "user" does not exist
> Also tried to execute "SET search_path TO public" beforehand in same
> jdbc connection, makes no difference.
> Is there any way?

These should all work:
SELECT * FROM "user"
SELECT * FROM public.user
SELECT * FROM public."user"

   Heikki Linnakangas

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