Doctrine column types

I’m using Doctrine 2.1, and the only documentation I could find for column types in Doctrine was in the 1.2 documentation. I’ve been trying to use the ‘clob’ data-type that is listed there, but haven’t had any luck getting it to work. So what I’ve done instead is to use a ‘string’ data-type and override its columnDefinition with something like this:

@Column(type="string", nullable=false, columnDefinition="TEXT CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci NOT NULL")

It’s a pain because that causes the database updating script below to output column changes every time it is run:

php %doctrine% orm:schema-tool:update --dump-sql > update.sql

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