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

Alex Povolotsky tarkhil at over.ru
Sat Oct 8 06:54:09 GMT 2011

On 10/06/11 18:16, Carl Franks wrote:
> 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,
> Model::DBIC would definitely need to be patched to explicitly handle ComboBoxes.
> I'll try to make the time to work on this - as I think it's a pretty
> basic requirement that built-in elements work with Model::DBIC as
> expected.

So, nothing right now, yes? Okay, I'll look how to handle it manually.


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