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#2522 ✓resolved
Dmitry V

method_missing in controller should receive symbol instead of string

Reported by Dmitry V | April 19th, 2009 @ 03:12 PM | in 3.0.2

class ApplicationController
  def method_missing(method, *args)
    if something
      # ...

When I am trying to access unknown action, I am getting ArgumentError exception, which confuses me.

It is because method_missing in controller has behaviour different than in Ruby. (in ruby, method missing always receives name of called method as a symbol, not as string)

After applying patch, NameError exception will be raised in given controller, which is more meaningful than ArgumentError

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