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From "Ryan Shelley" <12gaugeme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Save Generated WHERE Clause
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 18:27:12 GMT
You're correct about the Abator example class.  The idea is that there will
be records in the database that my users want to extract based upon their
own criteria.  I can allow them to filter dynamically based upon the Example
classes, however, if they want to save that filter for later (since they can
be complex), I'd like to store it in the database.  Since the values of the
filter don't change, I don't see a problem with saving the Example class.  I
did figure out that I could serialize the Example class and store that in
the database, and unserialize it when I want to use it, so that is probably
the best option for now.

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 8:49 AM, Jeff Butler <jeffgbutler@gmail.com> wrote:

> I assume you are talking about the Abator example classes.  But this isn't
> exactly an Abator issue.
> iBATIS dynamic SQL is resolved at run time based on the values in the
> parameter object - so you'd need to capture the SQL after the resolution
> step and save it somewhere.  You could probably do this by tinkering with
> iBATIS internals, but the easiest way to do it would be to create a custom
> logger and grab the SQL from the log.
> Another alternative would be to serialize the example class as you've
> suggested - but this doesn't save the SQL, it only saves the values in the
> example class - which would generate the same SQL on reuse.
> Is this some kind of a user preference or user history thing?
> Jeff Butler
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Ryan Shelley <12gaugemedia@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'd like to be able to save the WHERE clause generated by the Example
> > classes in a database.  The purpose is so that I can allow users to create
> > custom filters which distill down to SQL criteria, and then save them for
> > re-use later.  I'm curious if anyone else has had a similar requirement, and
> > whether they attempted to serialize the Example object to XML, or if they
> > attempted to capture the generated SQL in another SQL statement.  Any
> > thoughts?  Thanks!
> >
> > -Ryan
> >

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