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Use validates_associated with :reverse_of cause infinite loop

Reported by rap-kasta | August 25th, 2010 @ 02:54 PM

class Task < ActiveRecord::Base
  has_many :task_items, :inverse_of=>:task, :dependent => :destroy
  accepts_nested_attributes_for :task_items

class TaskItem < ActiveRecord::Base
  belongs_to :task, :inverse_of=> :task_items
  validates_presence_of :task
  validates_associated :task
end :task_items_attributes=>{...}
task.valid? #infinite loop here

If we remove @@@validates_associated :task@@@ all will work properly.

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Neeraj Singh

    Neeraj Singh September 7th, 2010 @ 05:33 PM

    • Importance changed from “” to “Low”

    I am not able to reproduce it with rails edge. This is what I did

        # nested attributes
        create_table :surveys, :force => true do |t|
          t.string :name
        create_table :questions, :force => true do |t|
          t.text :name
          t.integer :survey_id
    class Survey < ActiveRecord::Base
      has_many :questions, :dependent => :destroy, :inverse_of => :survey
      accepts_nested_attributes_for :questions
      validates_presence_of :name
      def self.lab
    class Question < ActiveRecord::Base
      belongs_to :survey, :inverse_of => :question
      validates_presence_of :question
      validates_associated :question
      def self.lab
    ree-1.8.7-2010.01 > survey = :questions_attributes => {}
     => #<Survey id: nil, name: nil> 
    ree-1.8.7-2010.01 > survey.valid?
     => false
  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:32 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”

    This issue has been automatically marked as stale because it has not been commented on for at least three months.

    The resources of the Rails core team are limited, and so we are asking for your help. If you can still reproduce this error on the 3-0-stable branch or on master, please reply with all of the information you have about it and add "[state:open]" to your comment. This will reopen the ticket for review. Likewise, if you feel that this is a very important feature for Rails to include, please reply with your explanation so we can consider it.

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  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:32 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “stale”

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