There's no black-magic going on, so your AuthenticateUser() sub never "magically" gets $c.

In short, you'll only get $c when using the method attributes, such as :Private, :Chained, etc.

On 10/29/2012 07:07 PM, Craig Chant wrote:

I seem to be unable to work out why $c is never automatically passed to
any of my models or methods?

I have in

# always runs first!

sub begin :Private {

my ( $self, $c ) = @_;

# Authenticate


return 1;


I then have...

sub AuthenticateUser {

my ( $self, $c ) = @_;






However, $c is undefined and errors, it only works if I pass it $c from


I was under the impression that $c was the context (Catalyst) default
variable and was always passed to every method / subroutine.

is this not the case?


Craig .

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