[Catalyst] RFC: Catalyst::Plugin::SpecialAction::Trail

BUCHMULLER Norbert norbi.lists at nix.hu
Wed Jun 1 22:19:22 GMT 2011

On Wed, 1 Jun 2011 21:34:25 +0100 Tomas Doran wrote:

> Monkey patching Catalyst::Controller is a horrible horrible horrible  
> idea, please don't do that!
> If (for example) one were to load two Catalyst apps at once (e.g.  
> FCGI::Engine running multiple apps, or one mod_perl instance with two  
> apps), then this would result in both applications getting the  
> behavior, which I'm quite sure is not what you intended.

True. One tends to forget that there can be multiple instances of
Catalyst in one process.

> If you really need to do this, then apply the roles to the controller  
> _instances_ after they have been initialized.

Advice taken, now only patching the C:C instances.

Thanks for the comment!


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