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Marcin Mańk

nested attributes vs before_save

Reported by Marcin Mańk | October 18th, 2009 @ 07:07 PM | in 2.3.6

When a nested attribute class returns false in its before_save hook, the main class still saves, and the child object silently disappears, and save returns true. Observe:

# user.rb
class User < ActiveRecord::Base
    has_many :posts
    accepts_nested_attributes_for :posts

class Post < ActiveRecord::Base
    belongs_to :user
    before_save :return_false
    def return_false

# in console
>>>'bug2', :posts_attributes=>[:body=>'test2']).save!
=> true
>> User.all
=> [#<User id: 4, name: "bug2">]
>> Post.all
=> []

I think it should throw an exception (or return false in case of "save" method)

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