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Hi , i have some problem with DB2 ..the problem is when i INSERT INTO X table huge amount of data from Y table  and  after that i drop the Y  table... theY table cannot be dropped and the errror message

"SQL0950N The table or index cannot be dropped because it is currently in use.
Explanation: A DROP TABLE or DROP INDEX statement cannot be issued when an open cursor is currently using the table or index. "

it says  that table Y is still in use .... the cursor is still in table Y  ... i tried a lot of method but still cannot solve it... the cursor is still in the Y table    but this problem doesnt happen in Oracle...

hope that someone can help ... thanks in advance

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by:lyonst
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Usually,

Cause: A DROP TABLE or DROP INDEX statement cannot be issued when an open cursor is currently using the table or index.

The statement cannot be processed. The table or index is not dropped.

Action: Close any cursors required and resubmit the statement.

sqlcode: -950

Cheers,

T.
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by:P_S_Price
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When you insert into X from Y have you first accessed Y via a DECLARE CURSOR and OPEN CURSOR somewhere else in the code? or is there any possibility that another Job elsewhere has the table open (CICS transactions perhaps?)
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actually i'm using jdbc to access the DB2 , a have 13 tables in the database , this problem only happens to only one table with data about 61KB .. the others are OK ...
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by:ibro
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Try to close the connection from JDBC (hopefuly this will release the opened resource),then open it again and drop the tables.
 hope this works
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