[hibernate-dev] Batch version data support in Dialect

Vlad Mihalcea mihalcea.vlad at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 11:16:50 EST 2016


The user can override these settings, that's actually how the test failed
for that user (although I wonder why he passed that environment variable to
the test anyway).

Thanks for clarifying the design decision for controlling some
dialect-based properties.


On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:

> Dialect#defaultProperties is a broken concept IMO.  It was an attempt to
> avoid an explosion of methods such as the one you propose.  I personally
> agree that the specific methods are better.
> However, all that said.. I do not believe what you say is accurate.  At
> least not looking at the code.  In SessionFactoryOptionsStateStandardImpl
> we build a Map of settings as follows:
> 1) apply Dialect#defaultProperties
> 2) apply user settings over top of that
> So the user's setting should override the Dialect default.  That's how
> settings should always work - something a user explicitly sets in their
> config should always have precedence.  Are you seeing a case where that
> does not happen as described?
> Also, to clear up a misnomer... we don't "change the environment
> setting".  That's not how SessionFactoryOptionsStateStandardImpl and the
> config map building works.
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:58 PM Vlad Mihalcea <mihalcea.vlad at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> While browsing the PRs on GitHub, I stumbled on this issue:
>> https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-10290
>> In the current implementation, the hibernate.jdbc.batch_versioned_data
>> property is set to true and
>> we override it at Dialect-level as follows:
>> public Oracle12cDialect() {
>>    super();
>>    getDefaultProperties().setProperty( Environment.BATCH_VERSIONED_DATA,
>> "true" );
>> }
>> Wouldn't it be better if the Dialect had a methods like:
>> boolean supportsBatchVersionedData();
>> and we wouldn't change the environment setting?
>> With this method added, the user can override the Dialect setting using
>> the
>> environment variable.
>> With the current implementation, we always override that setting.
>> Vlad
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