I'm trying to upgrade an application to Rails 3 and I found a difference
in the way helpers are loaded. I want to override a method based on
the current controller but it now seems that all helpers are loaded.
I've broken it down to a simple example. I have a test app with 2
controllers - books and authors. In the BooksHelper module, I have:
"From books helper"
In AuthorsHelper module, I have:
"From authors helper"
In my index.html.erb for Books I include <%= some_helper %>
and in index.html.erb for Authors I include the same <%= some_helper %>.
When I do the books index it shows as "From books helper" but when I do
a authors index I get the same "From books helper" - I had hoped for
"From authors helper". I tried the same app in rails 2 and I get the
helper method from the current controller used - so I get what I
In my real app - I have a call in the layouts - application.html.erb
where I call the helper and hope to get the current controller's helper
so I can show information (like bread crumbs) for the current