Forum: Ruby on Rails constant redefinition warning

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Kad K. (Guest)
on 2009-01-31 20:44
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I get a redefinition warning :

log warning =>
validations.rb:18: warning: already initialized constant

I am using the following code, apps is running well w warning
module Validations
    def validate_translation_uniqueness_of(*attr_names)
translation_class = Object.const_set "#{}Translation",{}

I tried now to avoid it writing :
translation_class = Object.const_set "#{}Translation",{} unless defined?("#{}
but it fails ...  (obviously don't like a string..)

I also tried:
translation_class = Object.const_set "#{}Translation",{} unless defined?("#{}

"#{}Translation".to_sym => :AccountingPeriodTranslation
which is also bad..

I need to have : #{}Translation  giving a class , how
should I write it ?

 defined?(AccountingPeriodTranslation) =>"constant"  is what I should
test  (or any other  xxxxTranslation class where xxxx is   self.class

thanks for your help

Kad K. (Guest)
on 2009-02-01 00:29
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I changed the creation + test to a simple get constant as it's already
declared (being an ActiveRecord class created by Globalize plugin)

a simple :

 globalize_class = Object.const_get "#{}Translation"

gives me the class...
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