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Cascading Delete

 
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Hi all
Need some help from the gurus.
I have gone through the specifications but do not seem to find a answer to the following query:
Query: Does EJB2.0 supports cascading delete for CMP entity beans ? For instance, if we have a entity bean that contains references to to other entity beans (like those normal cascading table relationships in db), when we delete the main bean, will the effect be cascading in nature if we use CMP ? Or do we have to use BMP and implement our own cascading feature ?
Thanks in advance !
 
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Hi,
EJB2.0 supports cascade-delete. If you have a cointainer managed relation between 2 Entity beans, you may select:
"Delete Bean B, if Bean A is deleted"
Note: Plz make sure that the referenced beans has local interfaces.
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Using CMP: If you define a realtionship between beans then you can specify that they use cascading delete.
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Hi all
Thanks for all the reply. 1 last question: How do we define a "cascade delete" relationship between the beans ? Is it during the deployment time ?
Thanks
 
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