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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 16, 2017

db2ckupgrade detects objects in syscat.invalidobjects

If db2ckupgrade detects objects in syscat.invalidobjects, could the developers automatically invoke the revalidate procedure and then check syscat.invalid objects again before bombing out? In bad pseudocode:

If rows exist in syscat.invalid objects
"CALL SYSPROC.ADMIN_REVALIDATE_DB_OBJECTS(NULL, NULL, NULL)"
If rows still exist in syscat.invalidobjects
Error out like you do now & stop
(otherwise continue!)

What I was reading was that if the proc can't revalidate an object successfully, it will update the stats and keep the row in the invalidobjects table, at which point db2ckupgrade should rightly complain and stop. So unless I'm missing something, I'm thinking that throwing the automatic revalidate step in there probably shouldn't hurt anything.

Bob Harper