[Catalyst] Clash of the plugins: SubRequest vs Static::Simple

Andy Grundman andy at hybridized.org
Wed Oct 5 00:29:04 CEST 2005

Johan Lindström wrote:
> I just bumped into a clash between the SubRequest and Static::Simple 
> plugins.
> Separately, niiice. Together, SubRequest doesn't work properly anymore 
> (I get undef) when I call it like this:
> $c->stash->{imagemap} = $c->subreq("/graph/imap");
> It seems like, in subreq() where $c->dispatch() is called, it calls the 
> Static::Simple::dispatch, which correctly figures out it shouldn't 
> handle the request so it calls "return $c->NEXT::dispatch(@_);", which 
> fails to find any other method to call. So it never reaches the original 
> Catalyst dispatch method.
> Does this sound like one (or both) of the plugins are misbehaving 
> somehow, or is it simply not possible to combine plugins this way? Or 
> did I just do something wrong?
> TIA,
> /J
> PS.
> It doesn't matter which order I have the two in my Catalyst app:
> use Catalyst qw/-Debug Static::Simple SubRequest Session::CGISession /;
> The Static::Simple::dispatch gets called either way.

I'll try to duplicate this and write a failing test for Static::Simple. 
  Just looking at the code, I can't see anything wrong, though.


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