[Dbix-class] serializing DBIx::Class::ResultSourceHandle

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Thu Sep 20 08:42:05 GMT 2007

Bernhard Graf wrote:
> I have a problem when a Row obect goes through a session:
> At the beginning I create a Row object (from Catalyst app) with
>   $data = $c->model($TABLE)->new_result({...});
> $data is filled from forms of the following pages. To make it 
> persistent, $data is stored into the session.
> Finally I want to
>   $data->insert
> but I get: 
>   Can't call method "source" on an undefined value at
>   /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.5/DBIx/Class/ResultSourceHandle.pm
>   line 62
> It turns out the schema property of DBIx::Class::ResultSourceHandle is 
> deleted before it is serialized.
> It seems I have to restore the schema manually into the object before I 
> ->insert().
> Is that correct?
> If yes - how to?

I wrote the ResultSourceHandle stuff, and I never could come up with a
good way of specifying what schema to use in thawing the data. So
currently you'd have to do


That really needs a better way of being handled tho. I'm open to


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