[rspec-users] Foreign key constraints, fixtures, and rake task
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Mon Aug 27 15:45:11 EDT 2007
Jim Deville wrote:
> Just wondering about your usage of constraints. We ran into this
> issue recently and came to the conclusion that unless profiling shows
> an issue, use AR to enforce referential integrity. You might be able
> to get by using :dependent => :destroy, or one of the other options.
> As for the indexing, you can set it up on your own using add_index in
> the migration. That helps save us the headaches of migrations and
> fixture issues.
Just the usual debate of "single layer of cleverness" vs. "defense in
depth" against bugs. It's not a performance thing; we're not at that
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