Affects Version/s: 3.2.0.cr2
Environment:Hibernate 3.2 cr2
Hibernate Annotations 3.2.0.CR1
Hibernate Entity Manager 3.2.0.CR1
Oracle 10.1, with Oracle 10.2 JDBC Driver
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Emmanuel says in http://forum.hibernate.org/viewtopic.php?t=961140,
[quote]I also know we need to fix some limitations regarding associations table updates / delete and bulk operations[/quote]
This issue provides a reminder that this task is pending.
For bulk deletes, consider this scenario: Assume Person and Group entities in a bidirectional ManyToMany relationship with Group as the owning side. This implies a Join table, with the default name of Group_Person. Currently issuing
em.createQuery("delete from Group").executeUpdate();
makes no attempt to delete the corresponding rows from Group_Person, even though Group is the owning side, giving constraint errors. Since Group_Person has no corresponding entity, I don't think the spec's prohibition on lifecycle operations or cascading applies here. The only workarround is to individually delete the Groups.