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help with a error

ben riches
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Joined: Nov 08, 2002
Posts: 126
i have this code.
but when i put it into my visual compostion, it brings up an error what says: (The type Connection is ambiguous).
can someone tell what this means please.
String data = "jdbc dbc:myProject";
Class.forName("sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver");
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(data,"","");
PreparedStatement pstmt = conn.prepareStatement("INSERT INTO Cust VALUES (?, ?)");
Braj Prasad
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Joined: Apr 08, 2002
Posts: 16
You would have another package with the same class name as Connection being imported.
try referring it by the explicit package name:ie. java.sql.Connection = ....
 
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