[Catalyst] In search of a clue ... how do I access _PACKAGE_->config values , or more specifically, values put into myapp.yml ?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Mon Nov 5 21:37:44 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 12:37:27PM -0500, Joe Landman wrote:
> Hi folks:
>   This should be an easy one.  I read and read and read.  The manual is 
> fine, but my reading skills may be in doubt.
>   This is what I want to do.  I want to set a simple variable named 
> myvar in myapp.yml.  Then I want to pick it up later on.
> So far so good, I have
> myvar:	blahblahblah
> in myapp.yml at the top of my application tree (in the same directory as 
>  lib, script, root, ...)
> Now, in one of my controllers, I want to get access myvar.  I thought I 
> can get at it like this:
> 	$c->config->{myvar}

Yep, that's exactly correct.

If it isn't there, your config is probably broken.

Though what I'd be more likely to do is

package MyApp::Controller::Foo;


__PACKAGE__->config(myvar => 'default');

then in config

  myvar: 'not_the_default'

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