Forum: Ruby on Rails saving related objects using has_many_through associations

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Sergio B. (Guest)
on 2006-04-08 10:28
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This only saves the @person but not the @address. Shouldn't it save
both?

     @person = Person.new(params[:person])
     @address = Address.new(params[:address])
     @person.address << @address
     @person.save

here is what I have:

class Person < ActiveRecord::Base
   has_many :addressables
   has_many :addresses, :through => :addressables
end

class Address < ActiveRecord::Base
   has_many :addressables
   has_many :people, :through => :addressables
end

class Addressable < ActiveRecord::Base
   belongs_to :address
   belongs_to :person
end

Any help would be appreciated,
Thanks
Serge
Mark Reginald J. (Guest)
on 2006-04-10 17:04
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Sergio B. wrote:
>   has_many :addressables
>   belongs_to :person
> end

No, at present you have to explicitly create the Addressable object.

You may be better of using a has_and_belongs_to_many association,
since your Person<->Address association has no accessory attributes.

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Vince P. (Guest)
on 2006-04-11 00:30
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Hi Folks,

I just upgraded rails from 1.0.0 to 1.1.2.  Suddenly, some of my "if
conditions" stopped working as expected.  It seems as though
Rails/ActiveRecord now treats tinyint(1) columns as boolean instead of
integers (like v1.0.0).

I was just wondering if anybody else has experienced similar behavior?
If
so, is there a quick work-around that doesn't involve me doing a search
and
replace and retesting my entire app?

TIA!
Vince P. (Guest)
on 2006-04-11 00:45
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BTW, I am using mysql 5.0.16 and ruby 1.8.2
Eric G. (Guest)
on 2006-10-10 09:07
yeah ive been experiencing the same thing, anybody know how to get
around this or what the deal is?
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