Subject Re: [firebird-support] Type of rdb$db_key
Author Helen Borrie
At 10:40 AM 26/01/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>Hello all,
>What is the type of rdb$db_key? I want to pass it to a stored procedure
>from within a stored procedure..

CHAR(n) CHARACTER SET OCTETS, where n = 8 * the number of tables involved
in the set.

Not true that you can't pass it around stored procedures. It will remain
stable for the duration of your transaction, *inside your
transaction*. Just don't use it to update the rdb$db_key of any other table!