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From Michael Gentry <mgen...@masslight.net>
Subject Re: Copy/Clone Mutable Objects?
Date Sun, 07 Sep 2014 01:14:59 GMT
Is that a realistic option?


On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 6:55 PM, John Huss <johnthuss@gmail.com> wrote:

> My thoughts are: don't use Date.
> On Sep 6, 2014 4:58 PM, "Michael Gentry" <mgentry@masslight.net> wrote:
>
> > Should Cayenne copy/clone mutable objects, such as Date?
> >
> > For example, if I modify a date after setting it in a Cayenne object
> > (person), it modifies the value stored by Cayenne:
> >
> >   SimpleDateFormat timeFormat = new SimpleDateFormat ("yyyy-MM-dd");
> >   Date d1 = timeFormat.parse("2014-02-01");
> >   person.setStartDate(d1);
> >   d1.setYear(2013 - 1900); // Date hackery
> >   System.out.println("Start Date = " + person.getStartDate());
> >
> > This outputs:
> >
> > Start Date = Fri Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2013
> >
> > I've never actually experienced an issue with Cayenne not copying a
> > Date/etc, but was wondering your thoughts on this.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > mrg
> >
>

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