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Cannot validates_associated of foreign_key object

Reported by Joey | September 30th, 2010 @ 04:36 AM

Using rails 3 and ruby 1.9.2 p0 on win 7 x64.
When I use validates_associated with the following code and try to create a "Users Friend", I get the following error returned

NoMethodError (undefined method valid?' for 3:Fixnum):<br/> app/controllers/users_friends_controller.rb:46:inblock in create' app/controllers/users_friends_controller.rb:45:in create'

users_friend model:

class UsersFriend < ActiveRecord::Base
  belongs_to :user, :class_name => "User", :foreign_key => :requester
  belongs_to :user, :class_name => "User", :foreign_key => :requestee
  validates_associated       :requester, :requestee

user model:

class User < ActiveRecord::Base
  has_many :users_friends, :dependent => :destroy
  has_many :friends, :through => :users_friends


class CreatePlayersFriends < ActiveRecord::Migration
  def self.up
   create_table :users_friends do |t|
    t.integer :requester
    t.integer :requestee


   create_table :users do |t|
    t.string :name


 def self.down
   drop_table :players_friends

In the console:

user = => test).save
friend = => 1, :requester => 1).save

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Joey

    Joey September 30th, 2010 @ 04:38 AM

    • Tag set to rails 3.0.0, foreign_key, validates_associated
  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:59 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”
    • Tag changed from rails 3.0.0, foreign_key, validates_associated to rails 300, foreign_key, validates_associated

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  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:59 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “stale”

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