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nileshyp

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:45 pm    Post subject: CURSOR WITH HOLD Query
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I would like to have clarification on the following doubt:-

I have Declared a cursor "WITH HOLD" option.

So where will be the cursor pointer when I CLOSE the cursor and reopen the same CURSOR, is it at the Last record processed?

Kindly answer above query if you are very sure.
No guessing please..!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:51 pm    Post subject:
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WITH HOLD only keeps the cursor position when you do a COMMIT, if you close and open a cursor you are back to beginning!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:58 pm    Post subject:
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The hold option appears to apply to commits only, while the close command appears to reset without any exception to the hold option.....
Draw your own conclusion......
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:39 am    Post subject:
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is it at the Last record processed?


DB2 does not have records, selects/fetches do not return records, they return rows.

since you obviously want accurate answers, you should phrase your questions accurately.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply to: CURSOR WITH HOLD Query
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Thanks Craq Giegerich & CICS Guy.. for your guidance.

dbzTHEdinosauer... Since I have already got my answer from two gentlemens who interpreted my question in right sense.
But Anyway.. thanks for ur suggestion..
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