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Ruby

Ben Leonard
Ben Leonard
1,927 Points

Building Social Features: Creating the Friendship - Routing Error

I'm getting this error when I make the edit to the routes file:

    C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby1.9.3/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/actionpack-4.0.1/lib/action_dispatch/routing/route_set.rb:434:in `add_route': 
Invalid route name, already in use: new_user_session'  (ArgumentError) 
You may have defined two routes with the same name using the `:as` option, or you may be overriding a route already defined by a resource with the same naming. 
For the latter, you can restrict the routes created with `resources` as explained here:

And here's my code:

as :user do
    get '/register', to: 'devise/registrations#new', as: :register  
        get '/login', to: 'devise/sessions#new', as: :login
        delete '/logout', to: 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :logout  
end

devise_for :users, skip: [:sessions]

 as :user do
        get '/login' => 'devise/sessions#new', as: :new_user_session
        post '/login' => 'devise/sessions#create', as: :new_user_session
        delete '/logout' => 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :destroy_user_session
end

Cheers

4 Answers

Jon Gjerset
Jon Gjerset
3,816 Points

I've got the same error, using Rails 4.

Did anyone find a solution for this one yet?

Ben Leonard
Ben Leonard
1,927 Points

I think it's because I'm using Rails 4. I changed the routes to:

as :user do
    get '/login' => 'devise/sessions#new', as: :new_user_session
        post '/login' => 'devise/sessions#create', as: :create_new_user_session
    delete '/logout' => 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :destroy_user_session
end

But I still don't understand why I'm doing this? Could someone explain why the devise_for :users, skip [:sessions] changes are necessary? Cheers

I had the same issue, just realized that post was wrong should be as: :user_session

as :user do
get '/login' => 'devise/sessions#new', as: :new_user_session
post '/login' => 'devise/sessions#create', as: :user_session
delete '/logout' => 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :destroy_user_session
end

I would also be interested in the reason this needs to be changed.

Seph Cordovano
Seph Cordovano
17,400 Points

Using Rails 4 and can't find a solution either. Can we get some help here please?