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=head1 NAME

DBIx::Class::PK - Primary Key class

=head1 SYNOPSIS

=head1 DESCRIPTION

This class contains methods for handling primary keys and methods
depending on them.

=head1 METHODS

=head2 id

Returns the primary key(s) for a row. Can't be called as
a class method.

=head2 ID

Returns a unique id string identifying a result object by primary key.
Used by L<DBIx::Class::CDBICompat::LiveObjectIndex> and
L<DBIx::Class::ObjectCache>.

=over 4

=item WARNING

The default C<_create_ID> method used by this function orders the returned
values by the alphabetical order of the primary column names, B<unlike>
the L</id> method, which follows the same order in which columns were fed
to L<DBIx::Class::ResultSource/set_primary_key>.

=back

=head2 ident_condition

  my $cond = $result_source->ident_condition();

  my $cond = $result_source->ident_condition('alias');

Produces a condition hash to locate a row based on the primary key(s).

=head1 INHERITED METHODS

=over 4

=item L<DBIx::Class::Row>

L<copy|DBIx::Class::Row/copy>, L<delete|DBIx::Class::Row/delete>, L<discard_changes|DBIx::Class::Row/discard_changes>, L<get_column|DBIx::Class::Row/get_column>, L<get_columns|DBIx::Class::Row/get_columns>, L<get_dirty_columns|DBIx::Class::Row/get_dirty_columns>, L<get_from_storage|DBIx::Class::Row/get_from_storage>, L<get_inflated_columns|DBIx::Class::Row/get_inflated_columns>, L<has_column_loaded|DBIx::Class::Row/has_column_loaded>, L<in_storage|DBIx::Class::Row/in_storage>, L<inflate_result|DBIx::Class::Row/inflate_result>, L<insert|DBIx::Class::Row/insert>, L<insert_or_update|DBIx::Class::Row/insert_or_update>, L<is_changed|DBIx::Class::Row/is_changed>, L<is_column_changed|DBIx::Class::Row/is_column_changed>, L<make_column_dirty|DBIx::Class::Row/make_column_dirty>, L<new|DBIx::Class::Row/new>, L<register_column|DBIx::Class::Row/register_column>, L<result_source|DBIx::Class::Row/result_source>, L<set_column|DBIx::Class::Row/set_column>, L<set_columns|DBIx::Class::Row/set_columns>, L<set_inflated_columns|DBIx::Class::Row/set_inflated_columns>, L<store_column|DBIx::Class::Row/store_column>, L<throw_exception|DBIx::Class::Row/throw_exception>, L<update|DBIx::Class::Row/update>, L<update_or_insert|DBIx::Class::Row/update_or_insert>

=back

=head1 FURTHER QUESTIONS?

Check the list of L<additional DBIC resources|DBIx::Class/GETTING HELP/SUPPORT>.

=head1 COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This module is free software L<copyright|DBIx::Class/COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE>
by the L<DBIx::Class (DBIC) authors|DBIx::Class/AUTHORS>. You can
redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the
L<DBIx::Class library|DBIx::Class/COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE>.