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Use of set tag in Hibernate mapping file?

 
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Guys,

What exactly happens when we have a <set> tag and a link table when the relationship is many to many? I'm a little bit confused over it. Please help!
 
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Any help guys?
 
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Not sure what you mean. Are you confuesed how it define many-to-many associations? Or are you asking something else?
 
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Yes Paul, I'm confused on how to define many-to-many relations...
 
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The best place to find this out is the Hibernate documentation's chapter on associtaions. From those docs, a unidirectional many-to-many association:
 
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I'll try to go through it and if I feel still not clear, I will come back here and ask you guys. Thanks!
 
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