db-ddlutils-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Joachim Wackerow <wacke...@zuma-mannheim.de>
Subject Re: generating documentation
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 15:25:37 GMT
Stephan,

I see. If you find any solution for this purpose, I would be interested in.
Good luck, Achim

Stephan Kozel wrote:
> Hi Achim,
> thank you very much for your reply. SchemaSpy is a nice tool but does 
> not suite our requirements.
> 
> The problem is that we are using different databases and can't store the 
> comments for the tables / fields directly in the databases. So we want 
> to generate the db-schema.xml using DdlUtils and add the description to 
> the table / field definitions with an extra attribute (description / 
> comment) manually. After that we want to generate a html / xdoc / pdf 
> documentation on the basis of the edited db-schema.xml.
> As you know without comments the database documentation is useless.
> 
> Do you have any ideas / suggestions how we could do this?
> 
> thx a lot
> Stephan
> 
> Joachim Wackerow schrieb:
>> Try SchemaSpy at sourceforge. It reads your database directly (without 
>> DdlUtils schema).
>>
>> Achim
>>
>> Stephan Kozel wrote:
>>> Hi everyone!
>>> I am using DdlUtils to generate the db-schema.xml of our database 
>>> (with DatabaseToDdlTask).
>>>
>>> Now that I have this pretty db-schema.xml I am wondering how to 
>>> generate html / xdoc / pdf documentation out of this file. Can 
>>> someone please tell me how to do that?
>>>
>>> thx a lot
>>> Stephan
>>
> 
> 


Mime
View raw message