Forum: Ruby on Rails flash, before_filter and redirect_to

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Ddffdd431166f9abb724004bdbe56f8c?d=identicon&s=25 Lucifron (Guest)
on 2006-03-30 10:21
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I leave a notice in the flash and do a redirect from a before_filter.

Can someone confirm that the first request after this, i.e. the page I
redirect to, doesn't/isn't supposed to clear the flash?

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Ddffdd431166f9abb724004bdbe56f8c?d=identicon&s=25 Lucifron (Guest)
on 2006-03-30 13:15
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Lucifron wrote:
>
> I leave a notice in the flash and do a redirect from a before_filter.
>
> Can someone confirm that the first request after this, i.e. the page I
> redirect to, doesn't/isn't supposed to clear the flash?

Environment
===============
Ruby version	1.8.4 (i386-linux)
RubyGems version	0.8.11
Rails version	1.1.0
Active Record version	1.14.0
Action Pack version	1.12.0
Action Web Service version	1.1.0
Action Mailer version	1.2.0
Active Support version	1.3.0
Application root	/home/ivar/work/notice
Environment	development


app/controllers/application.rb
======================
# Filters added to this controller will be run for all controllers in
the
application.
# Likewise, all the methods added will be available for all controllers.
class ApplicationController < ActionController::Base
  before_filter :allow?

  def allow?
    if controller_name == 'foo'
      flash[:notice] = 'Not allowed to access foo! -- Time: ' +
Time.new.to_s
      puts "****** Setting flash *******"
      redirect_to :controller => 'legal', :action => "l1"
      return false
    end
    true
  end

end


app/controllers/foo_controller.rb
==========================
class FooController < ApplicationController

  def foo
  end

  def bar
  end
end


app/controllers/legal_controller.rb
================================
class LegalController < ApplicationController

  def l1
  end

  def l2
  end
end


Webrick output
===============
[2006-03-30 12:56:08] INFO  WEBrick::HTTPServer#start: pid=2292
port=2500
****** Setting flash *******
127.0.0.1 - - [30/Mar/2006:12:56:18 CEST] "GET /foo HTTP/1.1" 302 96
- -> /foo
127.0.0.1 - - [30/Mar/2006:12:56:18 CEST] "GET /legal/l1 HTTP/1.1" 200
407
- -> /legal/l1
127.0.0.1 - - [30/Mar/2006:12:56:25 CEST] "GET /legal/l2 HTTP/1.1" 200
407
http://localhost:2500/legal/l1 -> /legal/l2
[2006-03-30 12:57:08] INFO  going to shutdown ...


http://localhost:2500/legal/l1 -- i.e. first request
===========================
Not allowed to access foo! -- Time: Thu Mar 30 13:03:07 CEST 2006

    * <L1>
    * <L2>
    * <foo>
    * <bar>

Legal#l1

Find me in app/views/legal/l1.rhtml


http://localhost:2500/legal/l2 - i.e. second request
=======================
Not allowed to access foo! -- Time: Thu Mar 30 13:03:07 CEST 2006

    * <L1>
    * <L2>
    * <foo>
    * <bar>

Legal#l2

Find me in app/views/legal/l2.rhtml

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