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kelly benson

Joined: Nov 28, 2004
Posts: 3
what does this method do if i fire a select query that returns 0 records.
what does it do in general.
G Raghavan

Joined: Aug 21, 2000
Posts: 15
This method returns the number of rows affected, when an insert or update query i executed.

If you have executed a select query which will return a resultset it will return -1.

G Raghavan
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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