Designer: Fix facet propagation feature


This feature was added in EF Designer for VS 2012, but it turns out the implementation only works for SQL Server.

This is related to issue http://entityframework.codeplex.com/workitem/521, which was a workaround we implemented in EF6.
Closed Dec 12, 2016 at 10:32 PM by RoMiller
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moozzyk wrote Apr 24, 2013 at 6:03 PM

With the changes to the designer we now are able to access the provider and could relatively easily make it work correctly.

moozzyk wrote Sep 26, 2013 at 12:53 AM

Apparently even for Sql server the feature does not exactly work correctly (in a non-breaking way though) - see: https://entityframework.codeplex.com/workitem/1233