[html-formfu] filter callback yaml catalyst

Ruben Fonseca rubenfonseca at di.uminho.pt
Tue Sep 25 09:45:36 GMT 2007

On 2007/09/25, at 07:39, Carl Franks wrote:

> On 24/09/2007, Ruben Fonseca <rubenfonseca at di.uminho.pt> wrote:
>> Hi I'm trying to handle a callback filter in a catalyst application.
>> In my form, I have the following especification:
>> ---
>> action: /test/foo
>> indicator: submit
>> auto_fieldset: 1
>> elements:
>> - type: Text
>> name: user
>> filters:
>> - type: Callback
>> callback: foo::Controller::test::bar
>> However, Catalyst always dies with the "Can't use string
>> ("foo::Controller::test::bar") as a subroutine ref while "strict
>> refs" in use".
>> Can you explain me how can I run a sub of mine to filter an element?
> At the moment, callback() only accepts a subref, such as \&foo;
> meaning it can't be set in a yaml file.
> It would probably be reasonable though, to change it so that if it's
> given a string, to call that as a subroutine name.

I "fixed" that by editing Filter/Callback.pm and adding

no strict 'refs'

before the actual call to the sub... I'm not properly sure if this is  
a cool hack or not..


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