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Re: [INTERFACES] problem of upper/lower case in table names

From: Peter T Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: Charles-Edouard Ruault <cruault(at)planetweb(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] problem of upper/lower case in table names
Date: 1998-11-18 06:41:55
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On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, Charles-Edouard Ruault wrote:

> Hi all,
> i've got this annoying problem : if you create a table with an uppercase
> name, postgres transforms it in lower case. After that, if you try to
> retrieve the primary keys for this table ( still using the uppercase
> name as argument ) using the JDBC driver
> DatabaseMetaData.getPrimaryKeys(), it always return an empty result set
> since the SQL command used in the driver requests a case sensitive match
> for the table name ( and bc.relname ~ table ).
> I've a workaround in the driver ( using bc.relname ~* table ) but i'd
> like to know who's fault it is ( mine or postgres ) ....
> Thanks for your advices & help

It looks like the drivers. I'll check both this and the primary key
problem today, and will get back to you.

> NB : i'm using postgres 6.4 with jdbc driver included in this release.

       Peter T Mount peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk
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