[Mondrian] Util.lookupCompound MatchType BEFORE

Richard Emberson remberson at edgedynamics.com
Mon Mar 5 13:20:50 EST 2007


Should I merge my NullValueUdf test (in mondrian.udf) into
the UdfTest.java file in mondrian.test?


Julian Hyde wrote:
> Sounds like this problem could be expressed as an MDX testcase. Whoever
> fixes this, please add an MDX test to UdfTest.
> ("You know my methods, Watson.")
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mondrian-bounces at pentaho.org 
>> [mailto:mondrian-bounces at pentaho.org] On Behalf Of Zelaine Fong
>> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 9:04 AM
>> To: Mondrian developer mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [Mondrian] Util.lookupCompound MatchType BEFORE
>> Richard,
>> I believe I put in that code.  And you're right.  It should 
>> be returning 
>> the last child of bestChild's previous sibling.  Is this 
>> something you 
>> need a fix for a right away?
>> -- Zelaine
>> Richard Emberson wrote:
>>> This is a question concerning what happens when the
>>> match type is MatchType.BEFORE.
>>> In the method Util.lookupCompound(), there is a comment:
>>>   // if we're doing a non-exact match, and we find a non-exact
>>>   // match, then for an after match, return the first child
>>>   // of each subsequent level; for a before match, return the
>>>   // last child
>>> I understand why the match type AFTER returns the next child,
>>> childrenList.get(0);
>>> , but why for match type BEFORE is the last child in the same
>>> list returned,
>>> childrenList.get(children.length - 1);
>>> Why is it not the last child in the bestChild's previous
>>> sibling returned?
>>> Richard
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