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From "John Harris" <john.har...@ihc.com>
Subject Foreign key integrity constraints and Transactions
Date Sun, 21 Nov 2004 23:03:01 GMT
I've got table A & table B, where B.childID is a foreign key to A.ID. 
This is running on the oracle backend.

The scenario is: I create a new A entity, torque correctly starts the 
transaction and acquires a new A.ID for the primary key. Then torque 
goes on to create a new row for B, putting in the correct value for

However - when save() is called for B, I get an integrity constraint 
error saying the parent key does not exist. And so as you would expect, 
the whole transaction is rolled back. 

If it's within the same transaction call - shouldn't this work?

The only way I could make it work is to disable the foreign key 
constraint - I'm not comfortable with this solution. Is this working as 


John Harris
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