[Ironruby-core] Interop with Sql Mgmt Objects (SMO) - the "IronRuby Way"
wilkins.mark at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 17:04:46 EST 2009
Thanks to casualjim in #ironruby, I figured out a way to do what I
needed, but would be interested to see if there is a more appropriate
I'm trying to use SMO to script objects from a SqlServer DB, using IR.
In particular, I am calling
Microsoft::SqlServer::Management::Smo::Scripter.Script, which expects
an array of SmoObject's (SmoObject).
So...what is the best way to create this array?
I ended up doing the following:
@arsmo = System::Collections::Generic::List[SqlSmoObject].new
@arsmo << dev.tables["tablename"] # where dev.tables is a Smo::TableCollection
As I said...this works fine. And...it also reminded me that
@arsmo.to_array is much different than @arsmo.to_a. Just curious if
there is a better way?
I've tried something as simple as::
@arsmo = 
@arsmo << dev.tables["tablename"]
but I always get: "TypeError: can't convert Array into
p.s. I know I can also do dev.tables["tablename"].script, but I was
trying to assemble a list of everything I wanted scripted, then make
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