getCatalogs() and getTables()

Bob Kline bkline at
Thu Jul 13 11:26:02 EDT 2000

On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Bob Kline wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Stephanie Lewis wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >        I have the July 6/00 download of the JDBC source compiled..
> > I'm connecting to an SQL Server 7.0 and all standard queries work
> > fine. However, I can't get the DatabaseMetaData getTables() to work.
> > It calls getCatalogs() which throws an exception here:
> Stephanie:
> You might want to try this again once Craig has finished folding in the
> latest set of submitted patches.  It's working with my copy of the
> driver against SQL Server 7.0.

I left out one caveat.  It's working, except that the column names of
the returned result set don't match those prescribed in the JDBC spec.  
the driver returns cat, schem, name, type, and rem.  Once you figure
that out and adjust accordingly it works fine.

Bob Kline
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