Error when creating view. Token unknown - line X, char Y FIRST


You'd get this error message when you try to create a view using FIRST clause in your SELECT. Something like:

CREATE VIEW EV(EMP_NO)
AS
SELECT FIRST 10 EMP_NO
FROM EMPLOYEE;

Support for FIRST in views is added in Firebird 2.0.1. In fact, Firebird 2 treats VIEWs as regular selects, so there are no special restrictions anymore.


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