[CDBI] construct sucks.

Tom Metro tmetro+cdbi at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 21:51:13 BST 2006


Ryan Tate wrote:
> Uh, has anyone else ever noticed that ->construct kind of blows rocks?
> 
> Specifically, if you ->construct an object that's already in the
> LiveObject index, CDBI will throw away perfectly good fresh data about
> the object -- columns not present at all in the indexed version -- and
> just hand you whatever incomplete object it has sitting around?

Yeah, I noticed that a while ago, and added an annotation about it here:

http://www.annocpan.org/~TMTM/Class-DBI-0.96/lib/Class/DBI.pm#note_870

It does appear to be a bug and against the described purpose of ->construct.

  -Tom


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