Class: DBF::Database::Foxpro

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
show all
Defined in:
lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Constructor Details

#initialize(path) ⇒ Foxpro

Opens a DBF::Database::Foxpro Examples:

 # working with a database stored on the filesystem
 db = DBF::Database::Foxpro.new 'path_to_db/database.dbc'

# Calling a table
contacts = db.contacts.record(0)

Parameters:

  • path (String)


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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 21

def initialize(path)
  @path = path
  @dirname = File.dirname(@path)
  @db = DBF::Table.new(@path)
  @tables = extract_dbc_data
rescue Errno::ENOENT
  raise DBF::FileNotFoundError, "file not found: #{data}"
end

Dynamic Method Handling

This class handles dynamic methods through the method_missing method

#method_missing(method, *args) ⇒ Object

:nodoc:



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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 58

def method_missing(method, *args) # :nodoc:
  table_names.index(method.to_s) ? table(method.to_s) : super
end

Instance Method Details

#respond_to_missing?(method) ⇒ Boolean

Returns:

  • (Boolean)


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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 62

def respond_to_missing?(method, *)
  table_names.index(method.to_s) || super
end

#table(name) ⇒ DBF::Table

Returns table with given name

Parameters:

  • name (String)

Returns:



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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 38

def table(name)
  Table.new table_path(name) do |table|
    table.long_names = @tables[name]
  end
end

#table_namesObject



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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 30

def table_names
  @tables.keys
end

#table_path(name) ⇒ String

Searches the database directory for the table's dbf file and returns the absolute path. Ensures case-insensitivity on any platform.

Parameters:

  • name (String)

Returns:

  • (String)

Raises:



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# File 'lib/dbf/database/foxpro.rb', line 49

def table_path(name)
  glob = File.join(@dirname, "#{name}.dbf")
  path = Dir.glob(glob, File::FNM_CASEFOLD).first

  raise DBF::FileNotFoundError, "related table not found: #{name}" unless path && File.exist?(path)

  path
end