[CDBI] Group by and AbstractSearch

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Fri Oct 21 17:34:10 BST 2005


On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 12:19:49PM -0400, Michael Peters wrote:
> > sub area_summary {
> >   my $self = shift;
> >   my $sql = SQL::Abstract->new();
> >   my ($where, @bind) = $sql->where(@_);
> >   return $self->sth_to_objects($self->sql_summarize($where), \@bind);
> > }
> > 
> > But again, I'm a little uncomfortable since sth_to_objects() is undocumented
> > (but not marked as internal)
> > 
> > Can someone provide me some info to say if this is the intended course or not?
> 
> Well, sth_to_objects() isn't documented by itself, but is is mentioned
> in at least one example. I use it all the time, so I hope it's now
> officially public :)

A small horde of add-ons and plugins use it, and the DBIx::Class::CDBICompat
layer supports it so I sincerely doubt it's going anywhere.

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