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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: Reverse engineering and dates
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:48:43 GMT
Needs to be implemented. But we have the right place for it.

Andrus 

> On Jul 13, 2016, at 12:42 AM, Gmail <tgiaccone@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Does that mean it's possible now but undocumented or that the capability needs to be
implemented using these new features? 
> 
> Tony Giaccone
> 
>> On Jun 27, 2016, at 11:41 AM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org> wrote:
>> 
>> I completely forgot. We have the whole new (M4; poorly documented) mechanism for
configuring tons of reverse-engineering details that provides a new project file. All these
settings should go there. 
>> 
>> Andrus
>> 
>>> On Jun 27, 2016, at 11:11 AM, Giaccone, Tony <anthony.giaccone@nytimes.com>
wrote:
>>> 
>>> Yes, I think that's fine. It's specific to the project.
>>> 
>>> On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 4:56 PM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Fair enough. We do need to provide reverse engineering settings. I think
>>>> those may be implemented as the properties of the DataMap, like default
>>>> package, etc.
>>>> 
>>>> Andrus
>>>> 
>>>>> On Jun 26, 2016, at 4:47 PM, Gmail <tgiaccone@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> There are a lot of project using something other than the traditional
>>>> Java Date.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Tony Giaccone
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jun 25, 2016, at 5:30 PM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I wonder if instead of (in addition to) Joda preferences, we add
a
>>>> single preference - "Java 8", and if that's on use the new Java 8 date/time
>>>> types that were all influenced by Joda. Thoughts?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Andrus
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Jun 22, 2016, at 2:01 PM, Anthony Giaccone <
>>>> anthony.giaccone@nytimes.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Yeah,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I have an existing schema and it’s something of a mess, and
were using
>>>> git, so different branches have different schemas with different
>>>> attributes.  So I’m re-engineering a lot.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I did what you suggested the first three times but then I was
like.
>>>> "Meh, there should be a better way….”
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Maybe something as simple as a preferences page which specifies
what
>>>> class to use for the basic mappings?  Or maybe even easier, “Joda Time”
and
>>>> a check box.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Tony
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I’m also changing a bunch of lookup tables that curren
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Jun 22, 2016, at 12:19 PM, John Huss <johnthuss@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> If this is a one-time task, just open up the cayenne-*.map.xml
file
>>>> in a
>>>>>>>> text editor and do a Find and Replace All of "java.util.Date"
with
>>>>>>>> "org.joda.time.DateTime".
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:06 AM Tony Giaccone <tgiaccone@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> When reverse engineering a database, the java.util.Date
class is
>>>> used in
>>>>>>>>> all the classes that reference timestamps. Is there a
way to get
>>>> this to
>>>>>>>>> default to another class?  I'd like to use Joda's
>>>> org.joda.time.DateTime
>>>>>>>>> instead.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Is there an easy way to swap this out when the classes
get generated?
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Tony
>> 


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