Controller information in models?

I have a situation where I need information from my controller in my

For example, I want to send out an email to a user notifying them that
their user information was modified. I only want to do this if this is
done in the admin section. In my controller I set a variable called
@admin = true.

How can I get the value of that @admin variable without having to pass
in the controller object every time I create a new ActiveRecord object?

Thanks for your help.

I would favor adding some sort of ‘update_with_notification’ method
instead of trying to get information from the controller. This would
be much easier and would be better for the structure of your


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