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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 20, 2012

A View with Select * should be regenertated without Drop/Create View

We have a lot of views defined with Select *. Since DB2 V8 we have the option to add columns to the base table, but the view does not include the new column, which is ok and accepted. But to get the new column we have to drop and recreate the View with all implications (especially the authorization and the access path). We want to get the option to regenerate the view without dropping and recreation.
  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    May 26, 2021

    Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. While we view all the enhancement requests we receive as valuable and we would like to implement all of them, in an effort to have maximum transparency we are closing the ones that don’t currently appear on our two year product roadmap. This is not to say that these enhancements may not still be implemented at some point in the future as we do evaluate our requirements on the basis of customer demand and technical impact, to deliver maximum value to our customers.


    We appreciate your input to the Db2 for z/OS development team.  And we hope that you will continue to submit enhancement suggestions for improvements as customer feedback is a key component to shaping the future direction of Db2 for z/OS. 


    Sincerely,

    The Db2 for z/OS Team