Subject RE: [IB-Architect] SQL Statement Depandance Mapping
Author Jim Starkey
At 03:38 AM 6/30/00 -0400, Claudio Valderrama C. wrote:
>> DDL is a different story. The real DDL operations are performed
>> by ordinary DML to the system tables. SQL DDL is what is known
>> in the biz as syntactic sugar.
>> Jim Starkey
> When I see in the description of the system tables in LangRef "Not used by
>SQL objects", what does it mean, that those tables are not touched by such
>DDL converted to DML?

I think you'll need to be more specific.

> Once DML is converted to DDL on system tables, is this converted to BLR
>internally, too?

Huh? Data manipulation language isn't converted to data definition
language, even on system tables?

Jim Starkey