Forum: Ruby on Rails Associating ActiveRecord and non-ActiveRecord objects

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C608d449f87ba87dd4a3f653afb304c1?d=identicon&s=25 Evan (Guest)
on 2009-02-28 03:28
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Is it possible to define a model that is not backed by a database
table and still relate other models to it? Will relations between
instances of these models persist?

For instance, say I have a Cat model that does not inherit from
ActiveRecord and an Owner model that does. Can I assign a particular
cat to an owner? The next time I load the app will that pair be
A91bd6cef23eb3516245a092e196c4da?d=identicon&s=25 Maurício Linhares (mauricio)
on 2009-02-28 03:37
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Unless you roll your own solution or persist the cat at the database
in a way or another.

Maurício Linhares (pt-br) |
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