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jeremyevans committed May 2, 2011
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-=== HEAD
+=== 3.23.0 (2011-05-02)
+* Migrate issue tracker from Google Code to GitHub Issues (jeremyevans)
* Add support for filtering by associations to model datasets (jeremyevans)
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+= New Features
+* Sequel now allows dynamic customization for eager loading.
+ Previously, the parameters for eager loading were fixed at
+ association creation time. Now, they can be modified at query
+ time. To dynamically modify an eager load, you use a hash with
+ the proc as the value. For example, if you have this code:
+ Artist.eager(:albums)
+ And you only want to eagerly load albums where the id is greater
+ than or equal to some number provided by the user, you do:
+ min = params[:min]
+ Artist.eager(:albums=>proc{|ds| ds.where{id > min}})
+ This also works when eager loading via eager_graph:
+ Artist.eager_graph(:albums=>proc{|ds| ds.where{id > min}})
+ For eager_graph, the dataset is the dataset to graph into the
+ current dataset, and filtering it will result in an SQL query
+ that joins to a subquery.
+ You can also use dynamic customization while cascading to also
+ eagerly load dependent associations, by making the hash value
+ a single entry hash with a proc key and the value being the
+ dependent associations to eagerly load. For example, if you want
+ to eagerly load tracks for those albums:
+ Artist.eager(:albums=>{proc{|ds| ds.where{id > min}}=>:tracks})
+* Sequel also now allows dynamic customization for regular
+ association loading. Previously, this was possible by using the
+ association's dataset:
+ albums = artist.albums_dataset.filter{id > min}
+ However, then there was no handling of caching, callbacks, or
+ reciprocals. For example:
+ albums.each{|album| album.artist}
+ Would issue one query per album to get the artist, because the
+ reciprocal association was not set. Now you can provide a
+ block to the association method:
+ albums = artist.albums{|ds| ds.filter{id > min}}
+ This block is called with the dataset used to retrieve the
+ associated objects, and should return a modified version of that
+ dataset.
+ Note that ruby 1.8.6 doesn't allow blocks to take block arguments,
+ so you have to pass the block as a separate proc argument to the
+ association method if you are still using 1.8.6.
+* Sequel now supports filtering by associations. This wasn't
+ previously supported as filtering is a dataset level feature and
+ associations are a model level feature, and datasets do not depend
+ on models. Now, model datasets have the ability to filter by
+ associations. For example, to get all albums for a given artist,
+ you could do:
+ artist = Artist[1]
+ Album.filter(:artist=>artist)
+ Since the above can also be accomplished with:
+ artist.albums
+ this may not seem like a big improvement, but it allows you to
+ filter on multiple associations simultaneously:
+ Album.filter(:artist=>artist, :publisher=>publisher)
+ For simple many_to_one associations, the above is just a simpler
+ way to do:
+ Album.filter(:artist_id=>, :publisher_id=>
+ Sequel supports this for all association types, including
+ many_to_many and many_through_many, where a subquery is used, and
+ it also works when composite key associations are used:
+ Album.filter(:artist=>artist, :tags=>tag)
+ This will give you the albums for that artist that are also tagged
+ with that tag. To provide multiple values for the same
+ association, mostly useful for many_to_many associations, you can
+ either use separate filter calls or specify the conditions as an
+ array:
+ Album.filter(:tags=>tag1).filter(:tags=>tag2)
+ Album.filter([[:tags, tag1], [:tags, tag2]])
+* A columns_introspection extension has been added that makes
+ datasets attempt to guess their columns in some cases instead of
+ issuing a database query. This can improve performance in cases
+ where the columns are needed implicitly, such as graphing. After
+ loading the extension, you can enable the support for specific
+ datasets by extending them with Sequel::ColumnIntrospection. To
+ enable introspection for all datasets, use:
+ Sequel::Dataset.introspect_all_columns
+* A serialization_modification_detection plugin has been added.
+ Previously, Sequel could not detect modifications made to
+ serialized objects. It could detect modification if you assigned
+ a new value:
+ model.hash_column = model.hash_column.merge(:foo=>:bar)
+ but not if you just modified the object directly:
+ model.hash_columns[:foo] = :bar
+ With this plugin, such modifications can be detected, at a
+ potentially significant performance cost.
+= Other Improvements
+* When using a migration directory containing both older integer
+ migrations and newer timestamp migrations, where some integer
+ migrations have not been applied, make sure to apply the remaining
+ integer migrations before the timestamp migrations. Previously,
+ they could be applied out of order due to a lexicographic sort
+ being used instead of a numeric sort.
+* If a model does not select all columns from its table, the
+ insert_select optimization is no longer used. Previously,
+ creating a new model object for such a model could result in the
+ object containing columns that the model does not select.
+* You can now use :select=>[] as an option for many_to_many
+ associations to select all columns from both the associated
+ table and the join table. Previously, this raised an error and
+ required you do :select=>'*'.lit as a workaround. The default
+ remains to select all columns in the associated table and none
+ from the join table.
+* The xml_serializer plugin now handles namespaced models by
+ using __ instead of / as the namespace separator. Previously, /
+ was used and caused problems as it is not valid XML.
+* The :eager_grapher association option can now accept a proc that
+ takes a single hash of options instead of a fixed 3 arguments.
+ This is the recommended way going forward of writing custom
+ :eager_graphers, and all of the internal ones have been converted.
+ The previous way of using 3 arguments is still supported.
+* A bug in the identity_map plugin for many_to_one associations
+ without full association reflection information has been fixed.
+* Sequel is now using GitHub Issues for issue tracking. Old issues
+ have been migrated from Google Code.
+= Backwards Compatibility
+* The filter by associations support breaks backward compatibilty for
+ users who previously added an sql_literal instance method to
+ Sequel::Model. Usually, that was done to for reasons similar to
+ but inferior than the filter by association support. The following
+ code can be used as a temporary workaround until you can modify
+ your program to use the new filter by associations support:
+ Sequel::Model::Associations::DatasetMethods.
+ send(:remove_method, :complex_expression_sql)
+* The private Sequel::Model#_load_associated_objects method now takes
+ an additional, optional options hash. Plugins that override that
+ method need to be modified.
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ module Sequel
# The minor version of Sequel. Bumped for every non-patch level
# release, generally around once a month.
- MINOR = 22
+ MINOR = 23
# The tiny version of Sequel. Usually 0, only bumped for bugfix
# releases that fix regressions from previous versions.
TINY = 0

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