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what's means for "Positioned UPDATE and DELETE"

2 posts in General Discussion Last posting was on 2004-04-01 05:03:52.0Z
simple Posted on 2004-04-01 03:35:37.0Z
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The following Adaptive Server Anywhere features are not supported on remote
data. Attempts to use these features will therefore run into problems:

a.. ALTER TABLE statement against remote tables

b.. Triggers defined on proxy tables will not fire

c.. SQL Remote

d.. Java data types

e.. Foreign keys that refer to remote tables are ignored

f.. The READTEXT, WRITETEXT, and TEXTPTR functions.

g.. Positioned UPDATE and DELETE

h.. UPDATE and DELETE requiring an intermediate temporary table.

i.. Backwards scrolling on cursors opened against remote data. Fetch
statements must be NEXT or RELATIVE 1.

j.. If a column on a remote table has a name that is a keyword on the
remote server, you cannot access data in that column. Adaptive Server
Anywhere cannot know all of the remote server reserved words. You can
execute a CREATE EXISTING TABLE statement, and import the definition but you
cannot select that column.


Stephen Rice Posted on 2004-04-01 05:03:52.0Z
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Subject: Re: what's means for "Positioned UPDATE and DELETE"
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"simple" <> wrote in news:406b8e09@forums-1-dub:



ASA Programming Guide
Using SQL in Applications
Working with cursors
Cursor positioning


Stephen Rice
Technical Services Manager
iAnywhere Solutions

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