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delete_paranoid

Soft Delete ActiveRecord instances.

Usage

class Blog < ActiveRecord::Base
  acts_as_paranoid
end
blog = Blog.create! :name => 'foo'

# soft delete the instance
blog.destroy

# query database for results *including* soft deleted objects
Blog.with_deleted do
  Blog.all
end

# permenantly delete the instance from the database
Blog.delete! blog.id

Features

  • simple configuration

  • preserves existing ActiveRecord API. No magical new API's to use when you want to soft delete a record

  • automatically exclude soft deleted records from database queries (by default)

  • support for querying database for all records (including soft deleted ones)

  • support for permenantly deleting record from database

Contributing

  • Fork the project

  • Fix the issue

  • Submit a pull request on github

Patch acceptance criteria

  • tests must be included

Copyright

Copyright © 2011 Ryan Sonnek. See LICENSE.txt for further details.

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