[Catalyst] Basic CRUD example failing

Jason Dixon jason at dixongroup.net
Wed Oct 28 06:06:38 GMT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 06:57:25AM +0100, Zbigniew Lukasiak wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:07 AM, Jason Dixon <jason at dixongroup.net> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Learning Catalyst here. ??Following along with the manual and I ran into
> > a weird issue. ??I assume the documentation is right so it must be
> > something with my installation (Catalyst packages on OpenBSD 4.6).
> >
> > Following along with the "SIMPLE DELETE FEATURE" example, I made changes
> > to root/src/books/list.tt2. ??Alas, the uri is not rendering properly.
> >
> > <a href="[% c.uri_for(c.controller.action_for('delete'), [book.id]) %]">Delete</a>
> I may have not updated my view knowledge - but I would write that as:
> <a href="[% c.uri_for(c.controller.action_for('delete'), book.id) %]">Delete</a>
> Why did you use the square brackets around 'book.id'?

That's straight out of the example.

If I remove the square brackets it no longer links as ARRAY (I should
have mentioned this before), but the action_for() returns empty.  So a
link now appears as:


Which of course renders a "Page not found" error.


Jason Dixon
DixonGroup Consulting

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