[hibernate-dev] Issue a warning if field and getter annotation styles are mixed?
hardy at hibernate.org
Tue Jan 12 06:49:06 EST 2016
> Would it be feasible to raise a warning or error in cases where
> mapping annotations are given on an element not matching the default
> access type for that entity and @Access has not been given explicitly
Sure, but I think it would need some doing. AFAIR the code determines the access type
and from then on just reflects on either fields or methods. Maybe as a performance
optimisation as well. Not sure. I agree having some warning for the case you describe
is a good idea, but don't expect this to be a one lines in the code.
That said, things would be easier with Jandex. There it would be easier to determine
inconsistent configuration. I seem to vaguely recall that I might even have done though
when working in the metamodel branch.
Personally I'd probably address this in conjunction with a re-write of the mapping code
and switch to Jandex. I think that is still somewhere on the horizon.
If not, it is for sure feasible, just take quite some effort.
> The most common case of this issue which I saw several times happen is
> where @Id is given at the field level but some other mapping
> annotations are given on property getters
Right, that's a usual mistake.
> for those not super-deep into the details of access type retrieval.
I don't think you need to be super-deep into ORM/JPA to understand that.
There are warnings and notes about this everywhere.
> A warning might help them.
For sure, but as said, I'd tackle this as part of a bigger refactoring.
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