We're using Rails on an Oracle database. If we define an index like the following, we end up with problems during the "db:schema:dump" rake target.
add_index "emcolumn", ["upper(name)"], :name => "ind_emcolumn_uname"
The created schema.rb file contains:
add_index "emcolumn", ["sys_nc00013$"], :name => "ind_emcolumn_uname"
Well, we are aware we can use "config.active_record.schema_format = :sql" to fall back to a SQL file containing only table definition statements. However it would be nice if the Oracle adapter would understand such constructs. A possible solution for this problem is attached as patch against Rails 1.2 RC1.
I'm quite sure it's not perfect yet. Maybe someone can pick up the idea and improve it to make it ready to go into the official sources.
Best Regards, Andreas Gungl
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