[Catalyst] $c->comp($name) fails to return the correct class

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Sat Sep 24 16:38:21 CEST 2005

On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 09:45:06PM +0800, Alan Tam wrote:
> >>Anyone can tell me what did I do wrong? Thanks a lot!
> >>   
> >>
> >http://lists.rawmode.org/pipermail/catalyst/2005-August/001464.html
> > 
> >
> Thanks for your pointer! No matter I agree with whether regex is good or 
> bad, no reason can we cast the class to its boolean context.
> Given my limited perl knowledge, I can workaround by either patching 
> Class::DBI to always return true or Catalyst::Engine to use defined(). 
> Any more choice for me?

my $comp = $c->comp('M::Book$');

This is the approach I use and not only works for Class::DBI stuff but means
your components get a head-start on portability between apps.

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