[hibernate-dev] [HV] Programmatic definition of method level constraints

Kevin Pollet pollet.kevin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 07:41:50 EDT 2011

On vendredi 8 avril 2011 at 13:13, Gunnar Morling wrote:
> I also like https://gist.github.com/903302#file_1_method_configuration.java
> best. As we already decided to accept some breaking changes around
> ConstraintDef, I also think it's better to do other breaking changes
> now instead of later.
> Just one remark: we need a way to clearly identify overloaded methods.
> In addition to ConstraintDef#method(String name) from the proposal
> there should be another method like ConstraintDef#method(String name,
> Class<?>... parameterTypes).
> The first could be used if only one method with a given name exists,
> the latter if several overloaded methods with the same name exist.
> Gunnar

Good catch, I haven't seen this case. 
My thinking is that only ConstraintDef#method(String name, Class<?>... parameterTypes) would suffice (parameterTypes is a varargs and can be empty).



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