[Catalyst] Getting the id from a resultset

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Thu Oct 4 10:34:54 GMT 2007

Adeola Awoyemi wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using DBIx::Class and trying to get the 'id' back from a create() 
> call but I get nothing.
> I have something like:
>      # db table also has an 'id' column which
>      # is set to auto_increment.
>      my $m = $c->model('MyAppDB::Foo');
>      my $res = $m->create({
>          name    => 'adeola',
>          message => 'all for the sake of testing',
>      });
>      $c->log->debug("# ID OF LAST INSERT: " . $res->id);
> So, instead of getting an id, I get nothing, not even 'undef' or 
> something like that. But the other fields (e.g. $m->name) returns what I 
> expect.
> How do I get the 'id' of the resultset back? Am I missing something?
> Thanks for your help,
> Adeola.

Have you set_primary_key on that result source? Does the id column have
an is_auto_increment attribute?

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