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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Improved dblook Implementation: Progress Update
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 13:09:26 GMT
Thanks, Hiranya. This is going to be a great addition to 10.6.


Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'm happy to inform you that I have implemented support for 
> manipulating roles in dblook. Therefore now all the roles are created 
> at the begining of the generated script and setting and unsetting of 
> roles take place interleaved with object creation. Granting of 
> privileges to roles also happen interleaved with object creation. My 
> special thank goes out to Rick and Dag for all the help in 
> implementing this feature. 
> Also I recently realized that I haven't implemented support for 
> synonyms in the improved dblook implementation. I have added this 
> feature and so with that the implementation phase of my project comes 
> to an end. I'm currently testing my code with various sample databases 
> and so far all the results have been satisfactory. I will soon send in 
> a complete patch of all my workings along with some sample scripts 
> generated by dblook for some early feedback. From the results I've 
> witnessed so far I have a gut feeling that new dblook implementation 
> is accurate and working well for a great extent. Therefore even if we 
> come across a bug I don't think we'll have to do any major code changes.
> In the next few days I'll be further refactoring my code, writing 
> javadocs and developing the necessary test cases to test the improved 
> dblook implementation. There are some Java 5 features in the code 
> (for-each loops etc) that I need to get rid of too. The test approach 
> was discussed in a different thread a few days back. My intention is 
> to finish writing the tests by the end of GSoC program.
> I will keep you up-to-date on my progress.
> Thanks,
> Hiranya

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