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Avoids the AR default timestamp records.

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chronno_trigger_ftw.rb
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# how to use(and abuse) it:
# chronno_trigger_ftw! { my_model_instance.update_attributes(:updated_at => my_custom_date) }
 
def chronno_trigger_ftw!(&block)
Customer.record_timestamps = false
yield
Customer.record_timestamps = true
end
 
# a threadsafe with ensure block:
 
def skipping_timestamps &block
begin
class << self
def record_timestamps; false; end
end
yield
ensure
class << self
remove_method :record_timestamps
end
end
end

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