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@@ -883,26 +883,6 @@ delegate :size, :to => :attachment, :prefix => :avatar
In the previous example the macro generates +avatar_size+ rather than +size+.
-WARNING: You can only delegate to public methods on the target object. Trying to delegate to a private or protected method will raise a +NoMethodError+ when the delegate is called.
-If you need to delegate to a private or protected method, you will need to implement the delegation method yourself. It's usually rather simple to do using +__send__+:
-class Wrapper
- def initialize
- # Target#zizzle is a private method.
- @target =
- end
- def zizzle(*args, &block)
- # __send__ circumvents the private/protected mechanism.
- @target.__send__(:zizzle, *args, &block)
- end
-Since +__send__+ can be used to call private and protected methods, this will not raise a +NoMethodError+.
NOTE: Defined in +active_support/core_ext/module/delegation.rb+
h4. Redefining Methods

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