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SailsJS: beforeUpdate (Lifecycle callback), access current values


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It's clear how to access the new values, the first argument contains them

beforeUpdate: function (values, cb) {....}

But how can I access the current values, that are to be replaced?


In order do access current values you will have to make the call and get the current record.

beforeCreate: function (values, cb) {
    User.findOne(this.update.arguments[0].id || this.update.arguments[0]).exec(err, function(originalUser){/*...*/})

Also check out , where this issue is being discussed. Should provide insight into getting the ID and a current solution.

The solution above was updated to reflect the comments.


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