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From Tore Halset <>
Subject Re: Hinting for datatype in Modeler?
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 09:13:03 GMT

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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