[development] Is it not possible to have fields associated to entities that do not have bundles?

Mukesh Agarwal mukesh.agarwal17 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 08:24:19 UTC 2011

Okay, I found the solution, there is a way to have fields associated to
entities without bundles. You use the same name for bundle as entity.
Fortunately, I was also able to use entity reference field. Sharing my
experience with everyone --

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Mukesh Agarwal
<mukesh.agarwal17 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> Entities seem to be the biggest problem of my life for the past few weeks
> :-)
> Ok, so I have an entity without any bundles. I read this in
> hook_entity_info<http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/modules--system--system.api.php/function/hook_entity_info/7>that bundles are not necessary.
> This entry can be omitted if this entity type exposes a single bundle (all
>> entities have the same collection of fields). The name of this single
>> bundle will be the same as the entity type.
> Now, I need to attach fields to my entity. I use field_create_field<http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/modules--field--field.crud.inc/function/field_create_field/7>for my entity reference field which seems to work fine. When I attach this
> field to my instance using field_create_instance<http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/modules--field--field.crud.inc/function/field_create_instance/7>,
> I see an error saying:
> drupal FieldException: Attempt to create an instance of field without a
>> bundle
> Does this mean I cannot attach fields to entities which do not have
> bundles?
> --
> Cheers,
> Mukesh Agarwal
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Mukesh Agarwal
Innoraft Solutions <http://www.innoraft.com>  || +91 8017220799
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