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Foreign Key Relationships problem in Hibernate

Deepak Ram
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Joined: Aug 09, 2007
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Hello,

I have a very unique problem in Hibernate. I will try to explain the problem as clearly as possible.

I have a table A which has three columns 1, 2 and 3. These 3 columns are nullable columns.

I have a table B which has fields 4 and 5 as its compund key. Now, the table A has a foreign key relationship with table B through fields 1 and 4 and also 2 and 5.

I have another table C which has fields 6 and 7 as its compond key. The table A has a foreign key relationship with table C through fields 3 and 6 and also 2 and 7.

Now, my problem is since the field 2 in table A is related to both Table B amd table C, Hibernate is not allowing me to use insert=true and update=true for the relationships of table A and B and table A and C. If i do so, then at startup, hibernate throws me an error to set either one of the relationships as false. If i set either one of the relationships as false, then i am not able to update the database with the required value since I am explicitly setting the insert and update as false.

I need to update fields 1, 2 and 3, but the relationships is not allowing me to do so. Please let me know what can be done for the above issue.

I tried using native SQL to update the tables. But I got an exception saying that only HQL should be used for insert/update.

Please let me know if there is any other way.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Deepak,
Welcome to JavaRanch!

Our Hibernate experts hang out in the Object Relational Mapping forum. I'll move your post over there for you.


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