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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 4, 2023

Enhance the QLIRNMO API so it updates SQL Catalogs the same as the RNMOBJ CL command

Today, the QLIRNMO API only updates the SQL Catalogs for SQL TABLE, VIEW, and INDEX objects. But for SEQUENCES, TRIGGERS, VARIABLES, etc. it does not and the association between the SQL Object long name, and the shorter System Object Name is lost, and the SQL object no longer functions.

Using RNMOBJ updates the SQL catalogs correctly, apparently.

Since the SQL Catalogs are read-only, use-code cannot be written to update them to overcome this shortcoming in QLIRNMO. Please enhance QLIRNMO so it maintains the SQL Catalogs as well as the RNMOBJ CL command.

Need this on V7R2 and later. Thank you!

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 1, 2023

    I tried it with *DTAARA that were created using CREATE SEQUENCE. This is where I observed the issue. I will go back and re-verify my test results and follow up if necessary.

  • Guest
    Aug 1, 2023
    The QLIRNMO API and the RNMOBJ CL command use the same code to update the SQL catalogs.
    This has been verified with tests using long names for sequences, variables, functions, and triggers.
    If you have an example where the results are different, please open a case through support.

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development