I have some code that I was duplicating across applications so I made it
an engine. The engine works fine but the only problem is when I raise an
error in the before_destroy method in my model (the model is not in the
Based on the example code below; if I have this code in a controller
that is not in a engine I will get the following error:
“Fee type is in use”
Which is exactly what I want. However, if I have that exact same code
in my engine I get the full path to the file that raised the error plus
the error message “Fee type is in use”.
`before_destroy’: Fee type is in use”
I cannot figure out how to only get the error message without the other
stuff (path and method) as this could be a possible security risk.
I have tried the different options for the raise method but with no
I am using Ruby 1.8.5 and Rails version 1.2.3.
The following sample code is what’s in question.
*** Model ***
raise ‘Fee type is in use’ if self.ga_locations.count > 0
*** Controller ***
rescue Exception => err
flash[:error] = err.message
Any help on this would be appreciated.
James “Wes” Hays
Great Basin Development
P.O.Box 3503, Reno, Nevada 89505