Implementing destroy validate false in Rails
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Regards ♨ – Minimul
Not sure why Rails doesn't have a
record.destroy(:validate => false) as there is this option within the
- Tested in Rails 3.2
class User < ActiveRecord::Base # Override destroy to avoid validation callbacks # but still run all other destroy callbacks as normal # update_attribute, update_column, and touch do not # run validate callbacks def destroy run_callbacks :destroy do update_attribute(:deleted_at, Time.zone.now) # You can also put 'touch(:deleted_at)' # or 'update_column(:deleted_at, Time.zone.now)' # but be aware that they don't effect 'record.changed?' end end end