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Pratik authored October 24, 2008
36  railties/doc/guides/html/2_2_release_notes.html
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 							<li><a href="#_new_dynamic_finders">New Dynamic Finders</a></li>
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+							<li><a href="#_associations_respect_private_protected_scope">Associations Respect Private/Protected Scope</a></li>
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 							<li><a href="#_other_activerecord_changes">Other ActiveRecord Changes</a></li>
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 						</ul>
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 <div class="ilist"><ul>
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+<a href="http://m.onkey.org/2008/10/23/thread-safety-for-your-rails">Thread safety for your Rails</a>
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+</p>
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+</li>
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+<p>
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 <a href="http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2008/8/16/josh-peek-officially-joins-the-rails-core">Thread safety project announcement</a>
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 </p>
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-<h3 id="_other_activerecord_changes">5.5. Other ActiveRecord Changes</h3>
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+<h3 id="_associations_respect_private_protected_scope">5.5. Associations Respect Private/Protected Scope</h3>
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+<div class="para"><p>Active Record association proxies now respect the scope of methods on the proxied object. Previously (given User has_one :account) <tt>@user.account.private_method</tt> would call the private method on the associated Account object. That fails in Rails 2.2; if you need this functionality, you should use <tt>@user.account.send(:private_method)</tt> (or make the method public instead of private or protected). Please note that if you're overriding <tt>method_missing</tt>, you should also override <tt>respond_to</tt> to match the behavior in order for associations to function normally.</p></div>
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+<div class="ilist"><ul>
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+<li>
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+<p>
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+Lead Contributor: Adam Milligan
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+</p>
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+</li>
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+</ul></div>
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+<h3 id="_other_activerecord_changes">5.6. Other ActiveRecord Changes</h3>
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+Implicit local assignments when rendering partials has been deprecated.
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+</p>
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+</li>
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+</ul></div>
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+<div class="listingblock">
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+<div class="content"><!-- Generator: GNU source-highlight 2.9
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+by Lorenzo Bettini
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+http://www.lorenzobettini.it
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+http://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite -->
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+<pre><tt><span style="font-weight: bold"><span style="color: #0000FF">def</span></span> partial_with_implicit_local_assignment
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+  <span style="color: #009900">@customer</span> <span style="color: #990000">=</span> Customer<span style="color: #990000">.</span>new<span style="color: #990000">(</span><span style="color: #FF0000">"Marcel"</span><span style="color: #990000">)</span>
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+  render <span style="color: #990000">:</span>partial <span style="color: #990000">=&gt;</span> <span style="color: #FF0000">"customer"</span>
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+<span style="font-weight: bold"><span style="color: #0000FF">end</span></span>
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+</tt></pre></div></div>
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+<div class="para"><p>Previously the above code made available a local variable called <tt>customer</tt> available inside the partial <em>customer</em>. You should explicitly pass all the variables via :locals hash now.</p></div>
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+<div class="ilist"><ul>
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+<p>
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 <tt>country_select</tt> has been removed. See the <a href="http://www.rubyonrails.org/deprecation/list-of-countries">deprecation page</a> for more information and a plugin replacement.
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19  railties/doc/guides/source/2_2_release_notes.txt
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 * More information :
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+ - link:http://m.onkey.org/2008/10/23/thread-safety-for-your-rails[Thread safety for your Rails]
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  - link:http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2008/8/16/josh-peek-officially-joins-the-rails-core[Thread safety project announcement]
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  - link:http://blog.headius.com/2008/08/qa-what-thread-safe-rails-means.html[Q/A: What Thread-safe Rails Means]
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 * Lead Contributor: link:http://blog.hasmanythrough.com[Josh Susser]
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+=== Associations Respect Private/Protected Scope
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+Active Record association proxies now respect the scope of methods on the proxied object. Previously (given User has_one :account) +@user.account.private_method+ would call the private method on the associated Account object. That fails in Rails 2.2; if you need this functionality, you should use +@user.account.send(:private_method)+ (or make the method public instead of private or protected). Please note that if you're overriding +method_missing+, you should also override +respond_to+ to match the behavior in order for associations to function normally.
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+* Lead Contributor: Adam Milligan
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 === Other ActiveRecord Changes
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 * +rake db:migrate:redo+ now accepts an optional VERSION to target that specific migration to redo
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 * +Rails::SecretKeyGenerator+ has been replaced by +ActiveSupport::SecureRandom+
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 * +render_component+ is deprecated. There's a link:http://github.com/rails/render_component/tree/master[render_components plugin] available if you need this functionality.
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+* Implicit local assignments when rendering partials has been deprecated.
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+[source, ruby]
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+-------------------------------------------------------
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+def partial_with_implicit_local_assignment
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+  @customer = Customer.new("Marcel")
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+  render :partial => "customer"
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+end
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+-------------------------------------------------------
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+Previously the above code made available a local variable called +customer+ available inside the partial 'customer'. You should explicitly pass all the variables via :locals hash now.
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 * +country_select+ has been removed. See the link:http://www.rubyonrails.org/deprecation/list-of-countries[deprecation page] for more information and a plugin replacement.
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 * +ActiveRecord::Base.allow_concurrency+ no longer has any effect.
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 * +ActiveRecord::Errors.default_error_messages+ has been deprecated in favor of +I18n.translate('activerecord.errors.messages')+

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