[html-formfu] Looking for clarification on ComboBox and Model::DBIC

Carl Franks fireartist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 08:39:12 GMT 2011

2011/10/5 Alex Povolotsky <tarkhil at over.ru>:
> Hello!
> I'm working on a simple database, minimal extract looks like
> create table genre (id serial primary key, genre_name varchar(128) not
> null);
> create table shot (id serial primary key, gid int not null references
> genre(id), name varchar(128) not null);
> Catalyst has created appropriate model.
> Now I want to add new genres automatically with ComboBox. I add to .yml
>  - type: ComboBox
>    name: genre_name
>    label: Genre
>    model_config:
>      resultset: Genre
>    constraints:
>      - Required
> and when I enter name on text part of combobox, model->create yields an
> error
>  null value in column "gid" violates not-null constraint
> What should I do to make HTML::FormFu::Model::DBIC to add new genre and
> appropriate genre id?

Hi Alex,
This isn't currently covered by the HTML-FormFu-Model-DBIC tests - so
I'm having a go now to see if I can get it working without having to
update Model::DBIC.
I'll keep you posted.

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