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From Thomas Fischer <tfisc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: getDate()
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2005 20:38:50 GMT

I have created an issue on that, just that it is not forgotten.


However, I am afraid that it probably will not make into 3.2 on itself.


Trey Long <james_long@provima.com> wrote

> I agree with that conclusion, with certain functions such as getDate()
> it wouldn't be valid until insert. At that point the object could pull
> back the correct information.
> In that case the only real solution is to allow torque to gracefully
> handle default formula's and let the database do it's job. As far as
> using the object before-hand though I don't know how that would be
> handled, perhaps some method to indicate whether... I have no idea. At
> this point, this it totally in your realm :)
> Thomas Fischer wrote:
>> I do not see any possibility that the object could handle a database
>> function on construction. The object would have to ask the database to
>> execute the function, and this process is different on different 
>> databases.
>> On Oracle, for example, one would have to do something like (Select
>> getDate() from dual), and this would certainly not work on any other
>> database.
>> The only possibility I see at the moment is to refresh the object from 
>> the
>> db and then get the inserted value.
>>     Thomas

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