USMeta.Roles

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At runtime, gets metadata information about roles from the model developed in USoft Definer. The information returned includes the name, the description, the deployment configuration, and the module.

Returns an XML document of the form demonstrated in Example 1 below.

Syntax

SELECT USMeta.Roles(
       role-name-pattern      Roles
,      description-pattern    Description
)

All parameters are optional. Parameter values that you pass are mapped to parameters by alias name. The 'ADMIN' value in the following example is for role-name-pattern because of the "Roles" alias:

SELECT   USMeta.Roles( 'ADMIN' Roles )

(For backward compatibility only, it is possible to supply parameter values by position. Using this syntax, a list of non-aliased values maps to the parameter list in the order stated, with empty values at the end of the list if you supply less than 2 values, and '' (the empty string) as a way of explicitly declaring an empty value.)

Role-name-pattern is a regular expression that matches zero, one or more role names in the model. The result data is limited to roles matching the pattern. If role-name-pattern is omitted, then result data is not limited in this way.

Description-pattern is a regular expression that matches zero, one or more descriptions of roles in the model. The result data is limited to roles with a description matching the pattern. If description-pattern is omitted, then result data is not limited in this way.

Example 1

This example returns column information about any roles in the model in which the word 'configures' exists in the Description:

SELECT USMeta.Roles( 
   '.*'               Roles
,  '.*configures.*'   Description
)

The return value of this statement could be:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
<Meta>
   <Roles>
      <Role NAME="MAINTAINER" DESCRIPTION="Person who configures the app" DEPLOYMENT_CONFIGURATION="" MODULE="USoftBindingModule"/>
   </Roles>
</Meta>

 

 

See also

USMeta internal component