v2.2.1 - Show latest stable - 0 notes - Class: ActiveRecord::Associations::AssociationProxy
load_target() private

Loads the \target if needed and returns it.

This method is abstract in the sense that it relies on find_target, which is expected to be provided by descendants.

If the \target is already \loaded it is just returned. Thus, you can call load_target unconditionally to get the \target.

ActiveRecord::RecordNotFound is rescued within the method, and it is not reraised. The proxy is \reset and nil is the return value.

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