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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: Issue while accessing primary key in cayenne 4.0.M4
Date Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:59:57 GMT
Yeah, it is a bit confusing. We had discussions on improving this UI and we may still do it.
This field is a regex (or a comma, separated list of regex's ? :)). Anyways, to include all
tables, you need to enter ".*" in there.

Andrus


> On Jan 20, 2017, at 7:48 PM, sagar bijlwan <sagar.bijlwan@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks Andrus for the prompt reply,
> 
> I think how I was able to generate setter for the PK in Cayenne 3.
> 
> 1. While reengineering DB schema in modeler, there is a checkbox for
> meaningful PK.
> 2. I checked that one and hence it resulted in setter for PK.
> 
> However, in revamped UI of 4.0.M4, this checkbox is chucked out and now
> there is a text field which is pretty subtle change and I happen to miss
> that. Once I write name of the table in the field, generated model has the
> PK as a property.
> 
> Now this was fine with single table. If there are multiple tables then Is
> a comma separated list of table names a good approach ? or what you
> mentioned in point 2 of your previous mail ? ( my bet is on this ).
> 
> Regards
> Sagar
> 
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> Actually NOT making PK a part of the object model was a default in Cayenne
>> since day 1.
>> 
>> 1. If all you need is to read the PK value, you can use
>> Cayenne.pkForObject(..)
>> 2. If this is a meaningful PK and you need a setter, just create a new
>> ObjAttribute in the Modeler manually and map it to PK column.
>> 
>> HTH,
>> Andrus
>> 
>> ---------------
>> Andrus Adamchik
>> @andrus_a | @ApacheCayenne
>> 
>>> On Jan 20, 2017, at 10:50 AM, sagar bijlwan <sagar.bijlwan@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> In cayenne 3 primary key column is also available as a property in auto
>>> generated java model so it can  be easily accessed using setters and
>>> getters, However, it seems same can't be said about cayenne 4. When I am
>>> generating Java model of the same DB table, I am only getting PK column (
>>> and not the new "Property" type for the primary key) thus I don't have
>> any
>>> setters and getters for the primary key.
>>> 
>>> Am I missing something here as I don't seem to recall doing anything
>>> special in cayenne 3? Or should I do anything extra in cayenne 4 to make
>> it
>>> work?
>>> 
>>> Any insight into this would be appreciated.
>>> 
>>> Regards
>>> Sagar
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> S A M


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