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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on May 18, 2022

Add the DETAILED_INFO paramater to the OBJECT_STATISTICS Table Function

The OBJECT_STATISTICS UDTF in QSYS2 is getting better all the time. However the *ALLSIMPLE concept that was later added to other UDTFs via their DETAILED_INFO parameter would benefit OBJECT_STATISTICS as well. Originally the Object Name could contains *ALLSIMPLE to produce a list of all objects matching the object type.

However since the addition of Generic name support for the Object Name parameter, we can not now also specify *ALLSIMPLE when a generic name is specified.


This would give us a list of the User Profiles whose names begin with WHS and avoid generating all the other info we don't want. Today if a generic name is specified, we get everything all the time. :(

Please add a DETAILED_INFO parameter with *ALLSIMPLE (alhtough I would prefer *FULL, *BASIC like I do in SQL TOOLS, as a more memorable option.)

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2022
    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

    While we agree that adding a new parameter is a reasonable idea, using *ALLSIMPLE and adding the name filtering in the query's WHERE clause can get the result you are looking for. The database team does not plan to invest in a change to OBJECT_STATISTICS at this time.

    Db2 for i development
    IBM Power Systems Development