[hibernate-dev] Boolean with null values and SAP SQL Anywhere
gbadner at redhat.com
Mon Nov 5 16:04:12 EST 2018
+1 to fix + note in the migration guide.
On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:29 AM Guillaume Smet <guillaume.smet at gmail.com>
> Yeah, personally, I think it's a bug, e.g. this type shouldn't have been
> used in the first place.
> But as it works when not storing nulls in the column, YMMV depending if you
> use null or not.
> My vote goes to fix + note in the migration guide.
> Gail, what's your take on this one?
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 4:14 PM Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> > In the general sense, it ultimately comes down to how one views the
> > situation. Is it a bug? Then I think it is reasonable to just change it
> > and mention it in the migration guide. If it is an enhancement, then I
> > think a setting makes sense to control this.
> > Honestly though, not sure this has a big compatibility impact.
> > On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM Guillaume Smet <guillaume.smet at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Quite some time ago, someone opened
> >> https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-12850 stating that null
> >> were not supported for Booleans with SAP SQL Anywhere.
> >> This is due to the fact that null values are not supported for bits and
> >> should use a tinyint. Interestingly enough, it was fixed for Sybase
> >> https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-5413 .
> >> Changing this will probably lead to compatibility issues but I think a
> >> note
> >> in the migration guide requiring a migration from bit to tinyint would
> >> sufficient and 5.4.0 would be a good opportunity to do it.
> >> Thoughts?
> >> --
> >> Guillaume
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