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  1. Doctrine 2 - ORM
  2. DDC-250

ArrayCollection Key Column @indexBy

    Details

    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.1
    • Component/s: Mapping Drivers
    • Security Level: All
    • Labels:
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      Description

      To be honest I feel like I saw this mentioned somewhere, but after looking around I couldn't find it, so I'll just post this anyway.

      I'd like the ability to set a property as the associative key on ArrayCollections. This functionality could probably be done in a PostLoad by iterating over the objects, but it seems like ArrayCollection should be able to handle this functionality already, it's just a matter of modifying the mapper/parser.

      Example:

      /**
       * @Entity
       */
      class Object
      {
      //... $id column and anything else ...
          /**
           * @OneToMany(targetEntity="Param", mappedBy="object")
           */
          protected $params;
      //...
          public function getParam($name)
          {
               return $this->params[$name];
          }
      }
      
      /**
       * @Entity
       */
      class Param
      {
          /**
           * @ManyToOne(targetEntity="Object")
           * @JoinColumn(name="object_id", referencedColumnName="id", nullable="false")
           */
          protected $object;
          /**
           * @Column(type="string")
           */
          protected $name;
          /**
           * @Column(type="string")
           */
          protected $value;
      }
      

      If you were able to specify an ArrayCollection key column then you would be able to have functions like getParam without having to loop over the objects in the collection. Something like:

       @OneToMany(targetEntity="Param", mappedBy="object", collectionKey="name") 

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          A related Github Pull-Request [GH-470] was closed:
          https://github.com/doctrine/doctrine2/pull/470

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          A related Github Pull-Request [GH-470] was assigned:
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          A related Github Pull-Request [GH-470] was closed:
          https://github.com/doctrine/dbal/pull/470

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          beberlei Benjamin Eberlei added a comment -

          A related Github Pull-Request [GH-470] was opened
          https://github.com/doctrine/doctrine2/pull/470

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          beberlei Benjamin Eberlei added a comment - A related Github Pull-Request [GH-470] was opened https://github.com/doctrine/doctrine2/pull/470
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          beberlei Benjamin Eberlei added a comment - - edited

          This is now in master https://github.com/doctrine/doctrine2/commit/7390030854cdb4b775f6f11f83c970ab2705e924

          Syntax is:

          @ManyToMany(targetEntity="OtherEntity", indexBy="foreignField")
          @OneToMany(targetEntity="OtherEntity", indexBy="foreignField")
          
          <many-to-many index-by="foreignField" />
          
          manyToMany:
            indexBy: foreignField
          
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          beberlei Benjamin Eberlei added a comment - - edited This is now in master https://github.com/doctrine/doctrine2/commit/7390030854cdb4b775f6f11f83c970ab2705e924 Syntax is: @ManyToMany(targetEntity= "OtherEntity" , indexBy= "foreignField" ) @OneToMany(targetEntity= "OtherEntity" , indexBy= "foreignField" ) <many-to-many index-by= "foreignField" /> manyToMany: indexBy: foreignField

            People

            • Assignee:
              beberlei Benjamin Eberlei
              Reporter:
              mridgway Michael Ridgway
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