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Status Submitted
Workspace Informix
Components Informix Server
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 12, 2024

Support LIMIT clause in Common Table Expressions

Using LIMIT clause in a CTE gives a syntax error (with IDS 14.10.FC10)

sf@toro (master):~/genero/devel/dbsync/dbsync$ cat x.sql

WITH recent_rows AS

(SELECT log_ordinal FROM dbsync_log

WHERE log_table_name = 'stkitem'

ORDER BY log_ordinal DESC LIMIT 10)

SELECT log_ordinal

FROM dbsync_log

WHERE log_ordinal IN (SELECT log_ordinal FROM recent_rows)


sf@toro (master):~/genero/devel/dbsync/dbsync$ dbaccess mystore x.sql

Database selected.

201: A syntax error has occurred.

Error in line 4

Near character position 42

Database closed."

Needed By Quarter