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DDC-1386: getPartialReference() will result in data loss if default values are used #2006

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Jira issue originally created by user stefanklug:

If a entity uses default values e.g.

class User {
    private $id;
    private $name = "unnamed";

a reference returned from EntityManager::getPartialReference() will automatically result in a scheduled update for this entity (and all fields with default values), because the EM expects the fields of the entity to be empty. This results in resetting all data inside the database to the default values when doing an $em->flush().

Regards Stefan


Comment created by @beberlei:

Verified, have a fix for this already but its rather tricky with how far i want to push this.


Comment created by @beberlei:

I committed a fix into master and 2.1.x 3801e0c

This could somewhat be considered a BC. But i doubt people use partial objects to update the fields they omitted.


Issue was closed with resolution "Fixed"

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