class GenericMetadata implements MetadataInterface

A generic container of {@link Constraint} objects.

This class supports serialization and cloning.

Properties

Constraint[] $constraints
array $constraintsByGroup
int $cascadingStrategy The strategy for cascading objects.
int $traversalStrategy The strategy for traversing traversable objects.

Methods

string[]
__sleep()

Returns the names of the properties that should be serialized.

__clone()

Clones this object.

$this
addConstraint(Constraint $constraint)

Adds a constraint.

$this
addConstraints(array $constraints)

Adds an list of constraints.

getConstraints()

Returns all constraints of this element.

bool
hasConstraints()

Returns whether this element has any constraints.

findConstraints(string $group)

Returns all constraints for a given validation group.

int
getCascadingStrategy()

Returns the strategy for cascading objects.

int
getTraversalStrategy()

Returns the strategy for traversing traversable objects.

Details

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string[] __sleep()

Returns the names of the properties that should be serialized.

Return Value

string[]

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__clone()

Clones this object.

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$this addConstraint(Constraint $constraint)

Adds a constraint.

If the constraint {@link Valid} is added, the cascading strategy will be changed to {@link CascadingStrategy::CASCADE}. Depending on the $traverse property of that constraint, the traversal strategy will be set to one of the following:

  • {@link TraversalStrategy::IMPLICIT} if $traverse is enabled
  • {@link TraversalStrategy::NONE} if $traverse is disabled

Parameters

Constraint $constraint

Return Value

$this

Exceptions

ConstraintDefinitionException When trying to add the {@link Traverse} constraint

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$this addConstraints(array $constraints)

Adds an list of constraints.

Parameters

array $constraints The constraints to add

Return Value

$this

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Constraint[] getConstraints()

Returns all constraints of this element.

Return Value

Constraint[] A list of Constraint instances

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bool hasConstraints()

Returns whether this element has any constraints.

Return Value

bool

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Constraint[] findConstraints(string $group)

Returns all constraints for a given validation group.

Parameters

string $group The validation group

Return Value

Constraint[] A list of constraint instances

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int getCascadingStrategy()

Returns the strategy for cascading objects.

Return Value

int The cascading strategy

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int getTraversalStrategy()

Returns the strategy for traversing traversable objects.

Return Value

int The traversal strategy