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From Andrus Adamchik <>
Subject Re: Lazy Attributes
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:31:47 GMT
I'd be +1 on this. Thought about it in the past. Shouldn't be too hard to do either.


> On Nov 27, 2019, at 3:06 PM, Michael Gentry <> wrote:
> I just happened across an article on Hibernate which talks about lazy
> attributes.  (A recent addition, I think.)  This essentially allows you to
> flag an attribute/column as lazy and it'll be excluded from the original
> SELECT query, but if you call the getter it will then fetch it in.  This is
> convenient for BLOB-type data that might happen to be in a main table with
> other attributes (such as MIME types, file sizes, file names, etc).
> Thoughts on maybe adding this feature to Cayenne?  I can imagine there'd be
> a "Lazy" column in Cayenne Modeler for the attributes to control/identify
> them.
> Thanks,
> mrg

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