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Cannot execute PostgreSQL migration that contains "?" operator for jsonb #2329

alexander-semenets-dev opened this issue Mar 18, 2019 · 2 comments


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commented Mar 18, 2019

Which version and edition of Flyway are you using?


Which client are you using? (Command-line, Java API, Maven plugin, Gradle plugin)

Java API

Which database are you using (type & version)?

PostgreSQL 11

Which operating system are you using?

Windows 10

What did you do?

My migration contains script similar to this simplified code:

WHERE '{ "field": 1 }'::jsonb ? 'field';
What did you expect to see?

Executed migration

What did you see instead?

Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is org.flywaydb.core.api.FlywayException: Unable to parse statement in V20190318193024__test.sql at line 1 col 1: Unknown char ? encountered on line 2 at column 31

I investigated and debugged code of Parser java class and didn't found any logic for handling this operator.

If I am wrong in something please correct me. Thanks!


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commented Mar 19, 2019

Part of stack trace:
Caused by: org.flywaydb.core.api.FlywayException: Unknown char ? encountered on line 2 at column 31
at org.flywaydb.core.internal.parser.Parser.readToken(
at org.flywaydb.core.internal.parser.Parser.getNextStatement(


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commented Apr 9, 2019

Good catch and many thanks for the clear steps how to reproduce. We did indeed miss this case. Fixed.

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