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From "John Armstrong" <>
Subject Re: Hinting for datatype in Modeler?
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 15:34:57 GMT
Thanks Tore, a few hours after I sent this I stumbled across the
Migrate feature.

This feature is amazing and works very well with Firebird for which I
use the generic JDBC implementation

Thanks everyone, cayenne continues to amaze. I have it working nicely
with Wicket now as I migrate away from Struts, very very nice (it just


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:13 AM, Tore Halset <> wrote:
> Hello.
> The new merge functionality in the modeler was created to handle this.
> Firebird is not supported, but please try it out and report any problem.
>  - Tore.
> On Dec 29, 2008, at 23:07, "John Armstrong" <> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>>  My database (Firebird) does not support boolean types. Cayenne helps
>> me with this by letting me use a char(1) to emulate booleans. Thanks!
>>  The problem I have is that I am doing a lot of back and forth in my
>> database design and I treat the database as authoritative rather then
>> using the modeler for all activities and just reverse engineer the db
>> into the modeler. This means that every time I regen the model this
>> way I have to manually set 50+ fields from java.lang.String to boolean
>> types.
>> Anyone have a tip for getting around this?
>> John-

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