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Key: NUCJPA-98
Type: Bug Bug
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Fixed
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Andy Jefferson
Reporter: Andy Jefferson
Votes: 0
Watchers: 0

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DataNucleus API JPA

Support AttributeOverride syntax for nested embedded fields

Created: 10/Jan/11 08:33 AM   Updated: 01/Feb/11 08:37 PM   Resolved: 10/Jan/11 10:56 AM
Component/s: API
Affects Version/s: 2.1.0.release, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4
Fix Version/s: 2.1.5, 3.0.0.m1

 Description  « Hide
When you override the column name of a nested embedded you use syntax like "fieldA.fieldB". This currently results in
        at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredField(
        at org.datanucleus.api.jpa.metadata.JPAAnnotationReader.processMemberAnnotations(
        at org.datanucleus.metadata.annotations.AbstractAnnotationReader.getMetaDataForClass(
        at org.datanucleus.metadata.annotations.AnnotationManagerImpl.getMetaDataForClass(
        at org.datanucleus.metadata.MetaDataManager.loadAnnotationsForClass(
        at org.datanucleus.metadata.MetaDataManager.loadPersistenceUnit(

An example

    @Embeddable public class Address {
        protected String street;
        protected String city;
        protected String state;
        @Embedded protected Zipcode zipcode;

    @Embeddable public class Zipcode {
        protected String zip;
        protected String plusFour;

    @Entity public class Customer {
        @Id protected Integer id;
        protected String name;

        @Embedded protected Address address;

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Andy Jefferson added a comment - 10/Jan/11 10:56 AM
SVN for 2.1 and 3.0 support this now (for fields)