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Alter Null Column to not null with default value

 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject: Alter Null Column to not null with default value
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Hi All,

I want to alter nullable column to not null with default .
I have a table employee it contain some col

Emp-Depart char(16) ;

want to change it to
Emp-Depart char(16) not null with default 'training';

One way it to add constraint
ALTER TABLE <TABLENAME> ADD CONSTRAINT NULL_FIELD CHECK (<FIELD> IS NOT
NULL)

But it will not contain default value...

Please advise.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:45 pm    Post subject:
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Hello All,

Just to add that we are using db2v8.
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