Forum: Ferret Re: Proposal of some radical changes to API

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Neville B. (Guest)
on 2006-06-08 11:05
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>> So at what point does your app learn the structure of the SQL table?

At the moment I know the structure after executing the SQL and fetching
the first row [a ruby hash]. But the field set will change from SQL to
SQL, and Ferret is doing all the field specification for me via
hash-as-doc, ala.

  def create
    @index =

    conn = ODBC.connect(@odbc[:dsn], @odbc[:uid], @odbc[:pwd])

    @sqls.each do |sql|
      stmt = conn.prepare(sql)
      stmt.execute.each_hash{ |row| @index << row }


The field definitions do not change though, so I'm happy as long as the
hash-as-doc support remains in Ferret.


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