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From "Pinaki Poddar" <ppod...@bea.com>
Subject RE: [jira] Commented: (OPENJPA-305) Dynamic configuration of EntityManagerFactory
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:52:59 GMT
The test that broke (TestConfigurationImpl) defined a Configuration
implementation Ctest. 
None of the Values of CTest is dynamic. CTest is not frozen.
The test 
i. sets Values of C
ii. serializes-deserializes C to C'
iii. Compares C and C' (passes)
iv. updates values of C'
v. serializes-deserializes C' to C''
vi. Compares C' and C'' (fails)

I have not debugged it further to see why it breaks. 
My initial guess is our assumption of 'original value' being null is
violated for C' which is deserialized version of C.
Keeping the distinction for dynamic Values using 'original' while
non-dynamic Values using 'current' strings makes the test pass (in a
easy-way-out sort of way) because none of the Values is dynamic. 

I will debug it (may not be today though) to find out further. 

In fact, I think a crtical unanswered question about all this changes I
have made is:
Why Configuration was transposed to Properties for equality/hashCode
computation?


Given that we are acting (tweaking?) with incomplete knowledge on a
stable Value framework, I suggest we keep the distiction based on
dynamic nature of Values as that way we will not at least hamper
non-dynamic Values.
 

Pinaki Poddar
972.834.2865
 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Patrick Linskey [mailto:plinskey@gmail.com] 
>Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 2:14 AM
>To: dev@openjpa.apache.org
>Subject: Re: [jira] Commented: (OPENJPA-305) Dynamic 
>configuration of EntityManagerFactory
>
>Can you elaborate on this?
>
>Not knowing anything else about the situation, my instinct is 
>that a) is a better solution, since it seems like a better 
>architecture for the future.
>
>-Patrick
>
>On 9/18/07, Pinaki Poddar <ppoddar@bea.com> wrote:
>> >>I don't understand why we do the isDynamic() check in equals() and 
>> >>hashCode(), though; shouldn't getOriginalValue() always be correct?
>> >
>> >Correct. Thanks.
>>
>> But one test openjpa.lib.conf.test.TestConfigurationImpl breaks 
>> because it uses a different Configuration impl.
>> Either we a) modify the test or we b) retain the distinction between 
>> original and current value.
>> I went for (b).
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Pinaki Poddar
>> 972.834.2865
>>
>>
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: Pinaki Poddar [mailto:ppoddar@bea.com]
>> >Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 9:09 PM
>> >To: dev@openjpa.apache.org
>> >Subject: RE: [jira] Commented: (OPENJPA-305) Dynamic 
>configuration of 
>> >EntityManagerFactory
>> >
>> >
>> >>I don't understand why we do the isDynamic() check in equals() and 
>> >>hashCode(), though; shouldn't getOriginalValue() always be correct?
>> >
>> >Correct. Thanks.
>> >
>> >Pinaki Poddar
>> >972.834.2865
>> >
>> >
>> >>-----Original Message-----
>> >>From: Patrick Linskey (JIRA) [mailto:jira@apache.org]
>> >>Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 9:03 PM
>> >>To: dev@openjpa.apache.org
>> >>Subject: [jira] Commented: (OPENJPA-305) Dynamic configuration of 
>> >>EntityManagerFactory
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>    [
>> >>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OPENJPA-305?page=com.atla
>> >>ssian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#action
>> >>_12528633 ]
>> >>
>> >>Patrick Linskey commented on OPENJPA-305:
>> >>-----------------------------------------
>> >>
>> >>Generally, it looks good. Some comments:
>> >>
>> >>I don't understand why we do the isDynamic() check in equals() and 
>> >>hashCode(), though; shouldn't getOriginalValue() always be correct?
>> >>
>> >>Also, it looks like there's a synchronization issue at hand
>> >-- based on
>> >>my reading, dynamic sets must occur in a synchronized 
>manner, or the 
>> >>behavior is non-deterministic. That is OK (I don't think that we 
>> >>necessarily want to add synchronization on accesses), but 
>should be 
>> >>well-documented.
>> >>
>> >>> Dynamic configuration of EntityManagerFactory
>> >>> ---------------------------------------------
>> >>>
>> >>>                 Key: OPENJPA-305
>> >>>                 URL:
>> >>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OPENJPA-305
>> >>>             Project: OpenJPA
>> >>>          Issue Type: New Feature
>> >>>            Reporter: Pinaki Poddar
>> >>>         Attachments: openjpa-305.patch.1.txt
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> OpenJPA configures EntityManagerFactory at creation time via
>> >>an instance of Configuartion object. Once EntityManagerFactory is 
>> >>created and a EntityManager is issued from it -- the Configuration 
>> >>is frozen by design. That is no further changes to 
>Configuration is 
>> >>allowed as long as EntityManagerFactory lives.
>> >>> For certain configuration properties, it is desirable to
>> >>change them during the lifetime of a EntityManagerFactory.
>> >>> This issue is raised to initiate a discussion on such a
>> >>feature, the possibility and limitations of dynamic update 
>and track 
>> >>the impact of such a change as frozen Configuration is an 
>important 
>> >>assumption.
>> >>>
>> >>
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