[Catalyst] How to pass args/data from one controller to another?

Andrew Rodland arodland at comcast.net
Sun Sep 30 04:38:10 GMT 2007

On Friday 28 September 2007 09:43:27 pm Dustin Suchter wrote:
> Controller "Library" has a function "list_books" that, duh, displays
> a list of books in the lib. Each book is clickable creating an
> action in another function in Libarary called "read_book" that's
> only job in life as a function is to pass the $book_id over to the
> default action in the "ReadABook" controller. How do you pass the
> $book_id? Through the stash, though a path arg using 'uri_for' and a
> redirect, using forward?

I think we've been missing something in this entire conversation, namely: 
what's the point? Why have an action that does nothing besides defer or 
redirect or whatever to another action? Why does the first one need to exist 
in the first place?


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