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[PATCH] add :noselect option to ActiveRecord#find

Reported by rafmagana | February 20th, 2010 @ 07:35 PM

I've found myself in the need to discard one or two columns when I call ActiveRecord#find (all, first, last, etc), let's say the users table have 5 columns and I don't want one of them I do this:

User.all(:select => "col_1, col_2, col_3, col_4")

why don't just do:

User.all(:noselect => "col_5")

well, this patch lets you do that.

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  • Josh Kalderimis

    Josh Kalderimis May 12th, 2010 @ 11:56 AM


    Please add tests showing that this patch works for an array of symbols and string of :no_select values.


  • rafmagana

    rafmagana May 12th, 2010 @ 08:34 PM

    ok, Josh, I'll do so as soon as I can. Thanks.

  • rafmagana

    rafmagana June 1st, 2010 @ 04:00 AM

    Excuse me, why do you want my patch to work with an array of symbols if the ActiveRecord#find method doesn't support it?

    I mean User.all(:select => [:created_at, :updated_at]) won't work, so :no_select shouldn't either, don't you think?

    I actually haven't checked out 2.3.6, 2.3.7 nor 2.3.8 I don't know if it works in those versions, please, let me know.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:51 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”

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  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:51 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “stale”

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