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habtm join table with timestamps uses wrong ones

Reported by Nicolas | October 16th, 2010 @ 11:02 AM

I understand that has_and_belongs_to_many join tables should not have timestamps on them. But if they do, rails gets confused.


User has and belongs to many Projects.
Table projects_users has timestamps on it, as have users and projects.

my_user.projects will return an array of all projects the user is assigned to but each project will have the timestamps (created_at, updated_at) of the join table. Easy to confirm if these fields are null in the join table and not null in the entity tables.

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  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:29 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”

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  • Santiago Pastorino

    Santiago Pastorino February 2nd, 2011 @ 04:29 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “stale”
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