[Catalyst] Moose attributes not initializing when including FormHandler form

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Wed Jan 4 10:51:32 GMT 2012

On 3 Jan 2012, at 23:56, Rippl, Steve wrote:

> I don't know if this is a Moose, FormHandler or Catalyst problem, so  
> I'm starting here, hope that's OK!

No worries :)

> So _temp_details has a default which is first called upon in  
> _build_details.  All this works fine if I comment out the
> use WsdSis::Form::LearningPlan::Start;
> in WsdSis::Controller::LearningPlan!!

Erm, you really haven't shown us enough of the code to help work out  
what's going on here - can we have the entire of all the relevant  
files attached, and the full error message with Carp::Always loaded?

> has 'ctx' => (
>     is       => 'rw',
>     required => 1,
> );

Also, this ^^ assuming that 'ctx' is the Catalyst context, is always  
always wrong! You're (at least) leaking the context between requests  
here, and probably worse..

> What am I doing wrong?  Why isn't $self->_temp_details being  
> initialized when I use an HTML::FormHandler form package in a  
> different controller?

No idea due to lack of relevant code, sorry!


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