[typo] Ecto not working for me - can't post, need help
chris at codeintensity.com
Fri Jan 13 15:49:52 EST 2006
Ok, I finally fixed this, and it *may* point out a bug, or what I'd
really say, a need for an additional safeguard. The problem I'd had,
as seen below, is that my migrate hadn't gone well, and I was left
with various articles having null guid values. Scott suggested
iterating them and re-saving as seen below. But, that didn't work.
However, I only needed to slightly modify that. Looking at the code
pointed out how to do this :) So, I simply did this:
Article.find(:all).each do |a|
a.guid = UUID.random_create.to_s
What I saw in the code was that the guid is generated only when the
entry is created (via :before_create). So, it seems like it might be
useful to have a similar check as above, for saving/update, to ensure
the guid isn't empty. Theoretically that shouldn't happen, but might
not be a bad safeguard.
On 12/31/05, Chris Bailey <chris at codeintensity.com> wrote:
> On 12/31/05, Scott Laird <scott at sigkill.org> wrote:
> > On Dec 30, 2005, at 9:08 PM, Chris Bailey wrote:
> > > My apologies for the premature send. I now/also tried posting from
> > > the web admin interface of typo, and got an error:
> > >
> > > 1 error prohibited this article from being saved
> > > There were problems with the following fields:
> > > Guid has already been taken
> > >
> > > I have recently done some big upgrades/migrates (was on 47x now on
> > > 801), and had some trouble along the way. I thought everything was
> > > fixed up, but obviously not. I see that this has been brought up
> > > somewhat recently (Nov 30) on the list
> > > (http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01069.html),
> > > but there was no reply. Tom or anyone, was there a resolution?
> > Try this from ./script/console:
> > Article.find(:all).each do |a|
> > a.save if a.guid.blank?
> > end
> That didn't fix it (it did seem to echo each entry out to the console
> though). I checked the DB and the guid column for for the content
> table has most entries still null.
> Also, I have a completely empty articles table, is that right?
chris.bailey at gmail.com
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