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package org.hibernate.brmeyer.demo;

import org.hibernate.tuple.AnnotationValueGeneration;
import org.hibernate.tuple.GenerationTiming;
import org.hibernate.tuple.ValueGenerator;

 * @author Brett Meyer
public class ModifiedByValueGeneration implements AnnotationValueGeneration<ModifiedBy> {
	private final ModifiedByValueGenerator generator = new ModifiedByValueGenerator();

	public void initialize(ModifiedBy annotation, Class<?> propertyType) {

	public GenerationTiming getGenerationTiming() {
		return GenerationTiming.ALWAYS;

	public ValueGenerator<?> getValueGenerator() {
		return generator;

	public boolean referenceColumnInSql() {
		// not used -- needed only for in-DB generation
		return false;

	public String getDatabaseGeneratedReferencedColumnValue() {
		// not used -- needed only for in-DB generation
		return null;