[Catalyst] default : Local v. default : Path

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Wed Jul 15 21:46:39 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Tomas Doran <bobtfish at bobtfish.net> wrote:
> On 7 Jul 2009, at 08:15, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>> My app recently started failing with default : Private. IIRC at YAPC10
>> mst said this was a  relic of bygone Catalyst days.
>> So what does "default : Path" actually _mean_? The docs say,
>> "Path actions match things starting with a precise specified path, and
>> nothing else." and "Empty Path definitions match on the namespace
>> only, exactly like :Global."
>> My reading of that is that :Path means *any* sub (not just default)
>> would match /$controller - is that right?
> Yes, sorry - I think I gave the wrong impression in the last mail (i.e. I was full of crap).
> 'index' and 'default' are only special in the root namespace (and this was the regression which was fixed recently, any attributed method named 'index' started being used, despite other attributes...
> Path with no arguments also behaves exactly as you suggest.

OK thanks. And to cover it the other way, default & index no longer
have special meaning on their own, anywhere?

Paul (who will take a stab at twiddling docs after this)

> Cheers
> t0m
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