[jpa-spec users] [jsr338-experts] Re: StoredProcedure clarification

From: Linda DeMichiel <>
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:48:00 -0700

Gordon is right here, so please excuse my jet-lagged response.
I had misread getUpdateCount for executeUpdate (which should have
been called).


On 8/6/2013 12:31 PM, gordon yorke wrote:
> The practical thing to do for users in this case is to execute the stored procedure but the specification does not
> define what should happen if getUpdateCount() is called on an unexecuted StoredProcedureQuery.
> --Gordon
> On 26/07/2013 7:16 PM, Steve Ebersole wrote:
>> EntityManager em = ...;
>> StoredProcedureQuery query = em.createStoredProcedureQuery(...);
>> query.getUpdateCount();
>> What should happen above when getUpdateCount() is called? The "result" corollaries (getResultList, getSingleResult)
>> specifically say that the query will be executed when they are called. getUpdateCount conspicuously says nothing on
>> the subject. Nor does it call out being allowed to throw an exception in this case. So should I assume that
>> getUpdateCount() should just return -1 here?
>> Yes, its a silly case, but the TCK does it. Many times...