DESCRIBE ICEBERG TABLE command: SOURCE ICEBERG TYPE column value change (Pending)


This behavior change is in the 2024_05 bundle.

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The DESCRIBE ICEBERG TABLE command returns the following in the SOURCE ICEBERG TYPE column:

Before the change:

For some table columns, the command output displays the Snowflake data type or NULL instead of the expected Iceberg data type.

After the change:

For all table columns, the command output contains the source Iceberg data type.

Ref: 1638