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IT34344: ALTER TABLE ADD USING BEFORE CLAUSE CAN CHANGE THE DEFINITION OFA FUNCTIONAL INDEX

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After adding a column to a table using ALTER TABLE ADD using
    BEFORE clause it may change the definition of a functional
    index.
    
    Before Alter Functional Index is
    
    create index "informix".idx_func1 on "informix".t_repro
    ("informix"
        .func1(f_serial,'',f_char) ) using btree ;
    
    After Alter Functional Index is
    
    create index "informix".idx_func1 on "informix".t_repro
    ("informix"
        .func1(f_serial,f_char,f_char) ) using btree ;
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Informix Server prior to 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC5.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Informix Server 12.10.xC15 (when available) or    *
    * 14.10.xC5.                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in Informix Server 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC5.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34344

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    E10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-09-24

  • Closed date

    2020-12-09

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-09

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSGU8G","label":"Informix Servers"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"E10"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
10 December 2020