Subject RE: [IBDI] FYI: *free* IBExpert personal edition as an alternative to IBConsole
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: news@... [mailto:news@...]On Behalf Of
> Holger Klemt
> Sent: Martes 16 de Abril de 2002 3:53
> if there will be a problem, that can be reproduced, we will
> always try to find a solution. In older Versions of IB, there
> were not so much ddl commands to change a table
> without working on system tables.

Ok, hang on bpi.bugdiscussion, thread is
«Primary key as numeric(18,0) and sort»
Here's a quote:

> > Then you had to drop the PK constraint (the constraint, not the field)
> > used the ALTER TABLE/ALTER COLUMN/TYPE syntax to change "f" from the
> > original type to numeric(18,0). Finally, you recreated the PK
> > Is this what you did?
> No.
> I did it with IBExpert, simply changed the field type (don't know what
> IBExpert exactly does).

The older examples of other anomalous behaviors are beyond what I'm willing
to search in my archives and happened in either the Borland NGs, Mers [now
dead] list or privately.