[Catalyst] Is this right (Chained actions)
jjn1056 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 30 17:34:02 CEST 2006
Maybe a more simple explanation of my question. The documentation talkes about using relative paths in the Chain attribute, however the :Chained('.') doesn't work unless there is already a :Chained('/') for it to find. So if I want to match, "/templates/*" I can do the following (somewhat contrived example follows):
sub templates :Chained Args(1)
or if I want better control of the action name I can do:
sub list:Chained PathPart('templates') Args(1)
What I'd like to do is:
sub list:Chained PathPart('.') Args(1)
So that I get a way to start a chain from the current controller's namespace without having to hardcode part of the namespace. However in this last example what actually gets matched is "/./*" (it actually matches on the "." as a literal).
So I guess my confusion is in how differently the Path and PathPart attribute work. The Path attribute defaults to matching the controller's namespace but :PathPart acts more like :Local in that it matches to the action name. I wish there was a good way to do something like the third example but I'm not seeing it. What do you all think of this behavior and does anyone have a good way to get a chain rooted to the controller namespace without have to hardcode some part of the controller name? I'd like this for some custom controllers I am making.
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