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2546758 - How to change a column to NULL or NOT NULL - SAP IQ

Symptom

When a table is created, each column is defined as allowing NULL values or not allowing NULL values.  How do you change this once the table is created?  Attempting to use ALTER TABLE gives the following error:

Could not execute statement.
Cannot enforce the NOT NULL constraint. Column b has NULL data. 
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(dblib/db_column.cxx 1186)
SQLCODE=-1000063, ODBC 3 State="HY000"
Line 5, column 1

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Environment

  • SAP IQ 16.1
  • SAP IQ 16.0

Product

SAP IQ 16.0 ; SAP IQ 16.1

Keywords

KBA , BC-SYB-IQ , Sybase IQ , Problem

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