I hope the difference between the two will not be that noticeable (I'd
say logically they are the same, only the assembly API is different)
once we implement a master generics-friendly object query that was
discussed on the dev list some time back... But this won't happen
overnight of course...
On Feb 21, 2008, at 9:40 PM, Kevin Menard wrote:
> Thanks. I'll have to give that a go over the weekend. Unfortunately,
> my API structure is centered around SelectQuery and a visitor for
> expressions and orderings. Changing the root query type will
> require a
> few more changes than I was hoping for. At least it'll give me an
> excuse to finally play with EJB QL.
> Kevin Menard
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Andrus Adamchik [mailto:andru..bjectstyle.org]
>> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:56 AM
>> To: use..ayenne.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Queries based on relationship size
>> EJBQL query with outer joins should help:
>> 1. select c from Customer c JOIN c.orderHistory
>> (inner join filters customers with Orders, so this is like a
>> regular SelectQuery)
>> 2. select c from Customer c LEFT JOIN c.orderHistory d WHERE d is
>> (outer join combined with the WHERE clause should allow fetching
>> customers with no orders)
>> Two caveats: we still need to add pagination support per CAY-963; I
>> may have taken a few _temporary_ shortcuts in the EJBQL parser that
>> may cause trouble with flattened relationships, so let me know if you
>> run into problems.
>> On Feb 21, 2008, at 3:05 AM, Kevin Menard wrote:
>>> I'm running into a little difficulty performing a query that I think
>>> comes up often enough that it should be fairly straightforward.
>>> I have a schema similar to the following:
>>> Customer <--- BillingInfo <--- Order
>>> I've mapped the read-only relationship "orderHistory" from Customer
>>> Now I'd like to perform two queries. One for customers with orders
>>> one for customers without. I'd rather not filter in the app itself
>>> because I'd like to paginate the result lists.
>>> Is there a way to do this without resulting to an SQLTemplate query?
>>> Kevin Menard
>>> Servprise International, Inc.
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