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  1. OpenJPA
  2. OPENJPA-2735

IN with sub-query doesn't work with compound IDs

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 2.4.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: jdbc
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      Ran into this problem now.
      With two entities, A and B, where A has multi-field ID (say id1 and id2), and B has a field that references A. Running this query:
      select b from B b where b.ref in ( select a from A ); causes problems.
      I don't know how to create a test case for it, because this outright doesn't work with Derby - derby doesn't allow for sub-queries that return more than one field.
      With postgres, this fails, because the query translates into:

      select * from b where b.ref_id1 in ( select a.id1, a.id2 from a );
      

      The problem is in InSubQExpression.appendTo() method:

          public void appendTo(Select sel, ExpContext ctx, ExpState state, 
              SQLBuffer buf) {
              InSubQExpState istate = (InSubQExpState) state;
              _sub.calculateValue(sel, ctx, istate.subqState, null, null);
              _val.calculateValue(sel, ctx, istate.valueState, null, null);
              _val.appendTo(sel, ctx, istate.valueState, buf, 0);
              buf.append(" IN ");
              _sub.appendTo(sel, ctx, istate.valueState, buf, 0);
          }
      

      The _val.appendTo() is called with index of 0, but that can be a compound object (which it is in this case). I'm gonna try replacing the appendTo() call with appendType(). I don't understand enough of this to know what I'm doing though.

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            • Assignee:
              struberg Mark Struberg
              Reporter:
              pveselov Pawel Veselov
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