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From Matt DeHoust <mdeho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Relationships
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2011 13:12:40 GMT
Thank you Benjamin and Rainer. I have subscribed to the dev list. I'll take
a look at the code when I return from vacation and follow up using the dev
list with any questions or ideas. I hope to have a chance to look into it
this weekend.

-Matt

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 6:30 AM, Rainer Döbele <doebele@esteam.de> wrote:

> Hi everyone,****
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> I think this is an important improvement of the code generator that we
> should implement.****
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> I have created a Jira Issue for this:****
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> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/EMPIREDB-110****
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> Matt, if you feel you can and want to do It, then we would certainly
> appreciate this.****
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> You may create a patch file and attach it to the JIRA ticket.****
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> Then we can apply the patch and commit the code to svn.****
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> For further discussion I would recommend to move to the dev-mailing list:*
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> empire-db-dev@incubator.apache.org****
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> Thanks, ****
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> Rainer****
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> *Von:* Benjamin Venditti [mailto:benjamin.venditti@arcor.de]
> *Gesendet:* Mittwoch, 29. Juni 2011 01:47
> *An:* empire-db-user@incubator.apache.org
> *Cc:* Matt DeHoust
> *Betreff:* Re: Relationships****
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> Hi Matt,
>
> thanks for your interest in empire-db.
>
> regarding your request ... unfortunately the codegen does not set up the
> relation of the database model.
> At the moment the codegen will only set up views and tables. We thought
> these are the most important for the most people as they are usually
> sufficient for simple data access.
>
> However i think there are two occasions where the relations are important:
>     - database creation
>     - deletion of records with cascading deletion enabled
>
> At the moment we have not planned to add "relationship generation"  to the
> codegen component, but I am glad to hear that you consider to extend it on
> your own.
>
> The right place to start with that would be:
>    * CodeGenParser.populateDatabase(..) : 131* : This is the point where
> the DatabaseMetaData is querried and used to populate empire-db's model
>     *CodeGenWriter.generateCodeFiles(..) : 125* : Is used to serialize the
> populated model as java code
>     *src/main/resources/Database.vm :  70* : This is the velocity template
> we use to create the java class for the database.
>
> In its default constructor you'd need to add a line for each relationship
> similar to this:
>
>                                 *addRelation(
> EMPLOYEES.DEPARTMENT_ID.referenceOn( DEPARTMENTS.DEPARTMENT_ID ));*
>
> I hope this is of some help to you. Feel free to ask if you have further
> questions!
>
> Cherio
>     Benjamin
>
> Am 28.06.2011 19:37, schrieb Matt DeHoust: ****
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> Hello, ****
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> I see that the empire-db model supports relationships (for example
> DBDatabase.getRelations()), but it doesn't seem that the codegen component
> sets them up. Am I missing something? (I am using MySQL if that matters.)*
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> If not, are there plans to introduce relationship setup in the codegen
> component?****
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> If not, where should I look to add them myself? CodeGenParser?****
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> Thanks,****
>
> Matt****
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> P.S. I apologize if I posted this question twice by mitake.****
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