I have a couple routes where I need to send additional parameters
every time *some* routes in my app are called.
In order to stay DRY, it makes sense to set these parameters in the
route, rather than passing them through for *every* url_for request.
Accordingly, I have defined a route as follows:
However, when I call url_for, it doesn't match the route, even when it
is the *first* route in my routes.rb.
url_for( :action=>"search", :controller=>"friends" ) generates the
default route of "/friends/search", and NOT the route I've specified
If I remove the additional parameters (wrap_in_frame and frame_height)
from the route definition, than the url_for matches correctly.
Is it no longer possible to specify additional parameters when using
routes and url_for? The Agile Web Development book states that it is
possible to do this, but it doesn't seem to work.
Note that I don't want to use :defaults on the route, because I don't
ever want the routes to show up in the url. Additionally, I don't want
to use named routes, because I have a lot of url_for statements, and
want to make sure that the additional parameters are set every time a
certain path is called, regardless of whether a developer remembers to
use the named route or not.
Am I doing something wrong, or is this functionality not supported?
Thanks in advance!