Forum: Ruby on Rails stack level too deep error : Pulling my hairs out

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Chris C. (Guest)
on 2006-03-22 14:51
Hello, I've changed something in my test application and since I can't
find the cause of the "stack level too deep" raising on every request.

I've removed almost every part of code and the error still occurs, eg
with this url : www.myhost.com/main/index

routes.rb (nothing else in this file)
map.connect ':controller/:action/:id'

app/main_controller.rb (nothing else in this file)
class MainController < ApplicationController
  layout "common"

  def index
  end
end

views/main/index.rhtml (nothing else in this file)
<b>I'm here</b>


This is really frustrating, the development.log file contains thousands
of
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.2.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:72:in
`const_missing'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.2.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:189:in
`const_missing'

Below the stack trace there is this note :
This error occured while loading the following files:
   script/../config/../app/controllers/main_controller.rb


Any help appreciated, this is very frustrating...
Chris C. (Guest)
on 2006-03-22 15:02
I forgot to mention app/controller/application_controller.rb

class ApplicationController < ActionController::Base
end


One mistake on the previous post read
"app/controller/main_controller (nothing else in this file)" instead of
"app/main_controller.rb (nothing else in this file)"
Chris C. (Guest)
on 2006-03-22 15:30
application_controller.rb file should be named application.rb

Why ? Dunno... but what the hell !
Emin H. (Guest)
on 2006-03-22 16:42
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at least routes.rb should be

ActionController::Routing::Routes.draw do |map|
  map.connect ':controller/:action/:id'
end
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