On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 09:52:09AM +0200, Stuart Dodds wrote: > On 17/05/18 22:25, Matt S Trout wrote: > > Surely http://p3rl.org/DBIx::Class::ParameterizedJoinHack is exactly > > what's needed here - just use it on a belongs_to rel with a join_type of > > left so non-matching entries are still returned, then prefetch that rel? > > > > (ironic since I'm replying to the man who was kind enough to sponsor > > Shadowcat > > to develop that module in the first place :) > > > > Yes, I tried it yesterday and it is (almost) exactly what I need, thank you! > > I say "almost" because my use case actually calls for a might_have > relationship (rather than has_many) but it is easy enough to ->first off the > entry in the rs.
Hmm. So, the only reason there's only a has_many there is because I didn't really have any "good" use cases for belongs_to at the time. I wouldn't be averse to adding the feature if you can write up a test for it. -- Matt S Trout - Shadowcat Systems - Perl consulting with a commit bit and a clue http://shadowcat.co.uk/blog/matt-s-trout/ http://twitter.com/shadowcat_mst/ Email me now on mst (at) shadowcat.co.uk and let's chat about how our CPAN commercial support, training and consultancy packages could help your team. _______________________________________________ List: http://lists.scsys.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dbix-class IRC: irc.perl.org#dbix-class SVN: http://dev.catalyst.perl.org/repos/bast/DBIx-Class/ Searchable Archive: http://firstname.lastname@example.org