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From John Huss <johnth...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copy/Clone Mutable Objects?
Date Sat, 06 Sep 2014 22:55:24 GMT
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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