Forum: Ruby on Rails stack level too deep from has_many / belongs_to relationship

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Richard L. (Guest)
on 2006-01-20 23:58
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I have the following 3 models (2 models joined by an intermediate):

1. class Exercise < ActiveRecord::Base
2.   has_many :routines, :class_name=>'RoutineExercise'
3. end

1. class Routine < ActiveRecord::Base
2.   has_many :exercises,
3.            :class_name=>'RoutineExercise',
4.            :order=>'position'
5. end

1. class RoutineExercise < ActiveRecord::Base
2.   set_table_name "exercises_routines"
3.   set_primary_key 'join_id'
5.   belongs_to :routine
6.   belongs_to :exercise
8.   acts_as_list :scope => :routine_id
9. end

 From this I'm getting 'stack level too deep' errors:

... snip ...
#{RAILS_ROOT}/app/controllers/items_controller.rb:462:in `const_get'
#{RAILS_ROOT}/app/controllers/items_controller.rb:462:in `item_class'
#{RAILS_ROOT}/app/controllers/items_controller.rb:112:in `new'

So this seems to be getting into a recursive loop around the
RoutineExercise belonging to Routine and Routine having many
RoutineExercises, but I can't work out why.

Thanks in advance.
Richard L. (Guest)
on 2006-01-21 02:48
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Turns out to be a combination of edge rails and rails_engines.

There's a patch here which fixes it:


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