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Sub swamy
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Joined: Oct 02, 2002
Posts: 121
I get the below exception during ALTER TABLE statement

SQL0109N ALTER TABLE "<>" specified attributes for column "" that are not compatible with the existing column. SQLSTATE=42837.

I tried a google and didnt get any useful information - or perhaps i was unable to interpret the information suitably. Any reason why this exception occurs during the ALTER table statement.

Datatbase: DB2 on z/OS.
Vijitha Kumara

Joined: Mar 24, 2008
Posts: 3902

Can you please post your current table structure and your ALTER TABLE sql statement, that way people will be able to see the problem if any.
[ December 09, 2008: Message edited by: Vijitha Kumara ]

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