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From John Huss <>
Subject Re: EOModel importer testing
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:57:45 GMT
A pull request is preferred now.

The biggest problem with the importer that I recall was that it was
completely unaware of prototypes (ERPrototypes) so that basically made it
worthless for me.  Are you having that problem?  Reverse-engineering from
the database itself can work well as an alternative if your names use


On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 1:53 PM Musall Maik <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've got a rather large project to migrate from EOF to Cayenne, and in
> order to eliminate the manual cleanup steps I'd have to do after each
> conversion attempt until I'm ready for the final run, I thought I could
> have a look and try to improve the EOModel importer instead of wasting time
> fiddling with my one project.
> To that end, what is the usual procedure to test changes made against the
> modeler? Can I run it from within Eclipse? Or do I need to mvn install
> every time I changed something? (Note that I'm new to both Cayenne and
> Maven.)
> How am I supposed to contribute the changes? Pull request against the
> github mirror? The website [1] suggest submitting a patch, but that feels
> so old-school, and the website still explains how to create a patch with
> subversion, so I guess that's no longer up to date anyway?
> Thanks
> Maik
> [1]

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