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Tim Connor

has_many_association#delete_all fails when using :dependent => :restrict

Reported by Tim Connor | January 4th, 2011 @ 08:55 PM

Given a has_many relationship with :dependent => :restrict and a not null constraint on the foreign key, a call to association.delete_all will fail.

The problem is to do with has_many_association#delete_records. It includes a case statement that looks at the parent models :dependent option but does not handle the :restrict case, it instead tries to do the :nullify case and tries to set the foreign key to null when it should just delete the records.

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