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How to stop Silverstripe SearchContext from throwing Version Table_Live error

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Lamin Barrow

Community Member, 22 Posts

5 April 2013 at 10:16am

Edited: 05/04/2013 10:17am

Consider the following Silverstripe page class

class Page extends SiteTree{

static $has_many = array('OtherDataObjects' => 'DataObjectClass');

public function getSearchContext() {

    $fields = new FieldSet(

        new TextField('Title', 'Tour'),
        new DropdownField('OtherDataObjects', 'Other Data Object', array('data', 'value')

    $filters = array(
      'Title' => new PartialMatchFilter('Title'),
      'OtherDataObjects' => new PartialMatchFilter('OtherDataObjects.Title')
    return new SearchContext(

Adding this search form to a front-end form and posting a search form always results in a [User Error] with a SQL error containing something like this at the end.

  AND ("DataObjectClass_Live"."DataObjectClass_Live" LIKE 'title') ORDER BY "Sort" LIMIT 25 OFFSET 0 Table 'database DataObjectClass_Live' doesn't exist

I always get this error when search for items based on the has_many or many_many object relations. I get the same error in SIlverstripe versions 2.4.x and the latest 3.0.x versions.

Any help or pointers will be appreciated.