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From "Patrick Linskey" <plins...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Will reversemappingTask() generate EJB3 annotations?
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 18:56:45 GMT
Also, FWIW, the BEA Workshop tool (eclipse-based) will
reverse-generate classes from a database as well, and supports putting
the metadata into annotations.

-Patrick

On 5/16/07, Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprudhom@apache.org> wrote:
>
> That is correct: the reversemappingtool only currently supports
> generating an orm.xml file. We would like to add support for
> generating annotations someday, but it is not there yet.
>
> Take a look at the "reversemapping" example in a recent openjpa
> snapshot for an example of running the reversemappingtool from a
> build.xml file.
>
>
>
> On May 16, 2007, at 10:26 AM, Michael Dick wrote:
>
> > That's what I've found too. The reversemapping tool will create new
> > java
> > files based on the database tables, and provide an orm.xml file. No
> > annotations though.
> >
> > You can always add them based on the generated orm.xml file
> > although that
> > might be easier said than done if you have a lot of entities.
> >
> > -mike
> >
> > On 5/16/07, Phill Moran <pjmoran@rogers.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I am not sure that it will annotate your exiting code but (I
> >> think) it
> >> will make
> >> an external mapping file for you or generate the annotated classes
> >> from
> >> the
> >> ground up. Check out the MappingTool class/docs
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: linda rae [mailto:lrae@dragon-research.com]
> >> Sent: May 16, 2007 8:58 AM
> >> To: open-jpa-dev@incubator.apache.org; open-jpa-
> >> dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: Will reversemappingTask() generate EJB3 annotations?
> >>
> >> I apologize if this question has been previously asked and
> >> answered.  I
> >> have
> >> googled for an answer with no luck.
> >>
> >> I have been requested to use OpenJPA on a project.  The tool appears
> >> straight
> >> forward and works well, I have ran the reverse engineering example
> >> on my
> >> own DB
> >> - it works great.  However... no EJB3 annotations were generated
> >> (@Entity,
> >> etc).
> >>
> >>
> >> What configuration option must I define to have the reversemapping
> >> tool
> >> generate
> >> an EJB3 EntityEJB?
> >>
> >> A short response would be great - any response would would really
> >> help (am
> >> I
> >> asking for something that does not exist?)
> >>
> >> Thank-you,
> >>
> >> Linda Rae
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>


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Patrick Linskey
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