org.hibernate.mapping
Interface Value

All Superinterfaces:
Serializable
All Known Subinterfaces:
KeyValue
All Known Implementing Classes:
Any, Array, Bag, Collection, Component, DependantValue, IdentifierBag, IdentifierCollection, IndexedCollection, List, ManyToOne, Map, OneToMany, OneToOne, PrimitiveArray, Set, SimpleValue, ToOne

public interface Value
extends Serializable

A value is anything that is persisted by value, instead of by reference. It is essentially a Hibernate Type, together with zero or more columns. Values are wrapped by things with higher level semantics, for example properties, collections, classes.

Author:
Gavin King

Method Summary
 Object accept(ValueVisitor visitor)
           
 void createForeignKey()
           
 boolean[] getColumnInsertability()
           
 Iterator getColumnIterator()
           
 int getColumnSpan()
           
 boolean[] getColumnUpdateability()
           
 FetchMode getFetchMode()
           
 Table getTable()
           
 Type getType()
           
 boolean hasFormula()
           
 boolean isAlternateUniqueKey()
           
 boolean isNullable()
           
 boolean isSimpleValue()
           
 boolean isValid(Mapping mapping)
           
 void setTypeUsingReflection(String className, String propertyName)
           
 

Method Detail

getColumnSpan

int getColumnSpan()

getColumnIterator

Iterator getColumnIterator()

getType

Type getType()
             throws MappingException
Throws:
MappingException

getFetchMode

FetchMode getFetchMode()

getTable

Table getTable()

hasFormula

boolean hasFormula()

isAlternateUniqueKey

boolean isAlternateUniqueKey()

isNullable

boolean isNullable()

getColumnUpdateability

boolean[] getColumnUpdateability()

getColumnInsertability

boolean[] getColumnInsertability()

createForeignKey

void createForeignKey()
                      throws MappingException
Throws:
MappingException

isSimpleValue

boolean isSimpleValue()

isValid

boolean isValid(Mapping mapping)
                throws MappingException
Throws:
MappingException

setTypeUsingReflection

void setTypeUsingReflection(String className,
                            String propertyName)
                            throws MappingException
Throws:
MappingException

accept

Object accept(ValueVisitor visitor)


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