Subject Re: [IB-Architect] SELECT FIRST n ...
Author Nickolay Samofatov
Hello !

Tuesday, December 17, 2002, 7:35:23 PM, you wrote:

> We have a reporting utility which inserts run-time parameters into
> the text of a query. We find that SELECT FIRST 0 FROM... fails.
> This screws up the layout-design part of the utility, which
> substitutes run-time parameters with blanks or zeroes.

> SELECT FIRST 0 might seem a little crazy, but it is logically
> coherent and should simply return an empty result set. Any chance of
> allowing it in ver 1.5?

This is already already implemented in Firebird 1.5 codebase and was
included in recent Alpha builds. You may test it if you like.
Why do you ask it here, not in fb-devel ?

Best regards,
Nickolay Samofatov mailto:skidder@...