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.orig files override standard erb files with rails 2.3

Reported by stuzart | September 4th, 2009 @ 12:01 PM

I came across this when I first upgraded to rails 2.3.2, and have encountered it again.

Because I use mercurial as my version control system, whenever I roll back or encounter a merge a .orig file is generated. When running in either development or production it seems that Rails uses this erb file rather than the correct one.

app/views/layouts/main.html.erb.orig <--- this one is used

appears to affect both normal files and those rendered as partials.

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  • stuzart

    stuzart September 4th, 2009 @ 12:02 PM

    Infact the .orig extension is irrelevant. Just tried renaming to main.html.erb.fred and the same problem occurs.

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  • Blue Box Jesse

    Blue Box Jesse September 26th, 2009 @ 08:33 PM

    BugMash: not reproducible

    Created a new rails application. Created a "test" controller with one render action. Created two layouts:


    Created two views:


    Told rails to use the "main" layout for the test controller.

    Rails renders the main.html.erb and welcome.html.erb files correctly.

    Renamed the .orig files to be .fred and rails still grabs the proper files.

    Removed my two .html.erb files leave just the .fred files, and Rails complains about not being able to find the views. Changed .fred to .orig and still no dice.

    I don't believe this is a bug.

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  • rbxbx

    rbxbx September 26th, 2009 @ 10:21 PM

    -1 cannot reproduce following similar steps to blue box jesse.

  • Robert Rouse

    Robert Rouse September 26th, 2009 @ 10:24 PM

    -1 cannot reproduce as well

  • sr.iniv.t

    sr.iniv.t September 27th, 2009 @ 12:31 AM

    -1 not reproducible.

    Had an action 'home' and a corresponding view 'home.html.erb'. Copied 'home.html.erb' to 'home.html.erb.orig' and modified the file. Invoking the 'home' action correctly renders 'home.html.erb'. Renamed home.html.erb to home.html.krb, now rendering fails. Renamed home.html.erb.orig to home.html.erb, not the contents of this file (former home.html.erb.orig) get rendered.

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    CancelProfileIsBroken September 27th, 2009 @ 11:58 AM

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