On 15 October 2016 at 10:07, Usman Shahid <usman.shaa...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I cannot find an alternative to this. What i'm trying to do is write a
> generic interface which can answer generic queries like search based on
> specific column and aggregate queries etc. Underlying table is provided to
> the Model on initialization and I want it hooked with that table so that I
> can run these active record generic queries (and some generic extensions)
> on the underlying table.
>
> Also, how do I hack it? Is there any downside of doing it?
>

If you want methods available in a number of models you can derive an
intermediary class from ActiveRecord base, provide the methods in there,
and derive your models from the intermediary.

Colin

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