#59 ✓resolved
Josh H

Automigration of HABTM

Reported by Josh H | November 13th, 2007 @ 03:58 PM

auto_migrate! should generate a mapping table for has_and_belongs_to associations. Problem: Both models in habtm relation will try creating table. Solution: Either this is not a problem (we just catch the exception), or we check to see if the table exists first.

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  • Sam Smoot

    Sam Smoot November 17th, 2007 @ 04:48 AM

    • State changed from “new” to “resolved”

    This is done in r509.

    I just auto-migrate an HABTM association join table whenever you auto-migrate the class it's declared on. If you declare the association on both sides, and auto-migrate both classes, this means the join-table will be created twice. Which isn't a technical problem. It's not the most efficient way to handle it perhaps, but eh, it's not like you need to squeeze absolute performance out of migrations, so who cares. :-)

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