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Mar 21, 2005 at 09:38 AM

Uploading value mappings

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Hi all,

It is possible to upload value maapings via the ValueMappingReplication interface.

Updating existing value mappings doesn't seem possible. Only insert and delete. But what happens during the small time interval when I have deleted old value mappings and not yet uploaded the new ones?

The workaround I have in mind is:

1. keep existing value mappings in place

2. upload all value mappings with new value mapping context e.g. data + version number

3. delete the old value mappings based on old value mapping context

To look up a value, I use a small piece of Java code:

- determine first the most recent value mapping context

- use this most recent value mapping context when looking up a value

It is a pitty that value mappings cannot be programmatically updated via the ValueMappingReplication interface. Any comments on the above workaround?

Kind regards, Guy Crets

FYI: see also related posting "Value mapping problem"