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How to override an unwanted super method?

on 10/7/14, 5:17 AM 1,699 views

After an upgrade to Odoo 8, I noticed a new write method in hr_holidays:

    def write(self, cr, uid, ids, vals, context=None):
        if vals.get('state') and vals['state'] not in ['draft', 'confirm', 'cancel'] and not self.pool['res.users'].has_group(cr, uid, 'base.group_hr_user'):
            raise osv.except_osv(_('Warning!'), _('You cannot set a leave request as \'%s\'. Contact a human resource manager.') % vals.get('state'))
        return super(hr_holidays, self).write(cr, uid, ids, vals, context=context)

I want to be able to give users the right to approve leave requests without having to add them to the group 'base.group_hr_user'. In OpenERP 6.1, I created a group called 'Leave Approvers' for this reason.

Is it possible to change this new write method without having to modify the addon itself?

On 10/7/14, 8:34 AM


Yes, it's possible by inheriting "hr_holidays" and overriding write function as follows:

def write(self, cr, uid, ids, vals, context=None):
    osv.osv.write(self, cr, uid, ids, vals, context=context)

-it will skip write function in "hr_holidays" and will call directly write function of ORM. 


THanks for this answer.

ojomo joseph
on 5/19/17, 4:24 PM
On 10/9/14, 9:04 AM

Thanks for your answer, Temur!

I never suspected it would be this obvious...

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