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missing

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missing(*args) public

Returns a new relation with left outer joins and where clause to identify missing relations.

For example, posts that are missing a related author:

Post.where.missing(:author)
# SELECT "posts".* FROM "posts"
# LEFT OUTER JOIN "authors" ON "authors"."id" = "posts"."author_id"
# WHERE "authors"."id" IS NULL

Additionally, multiple relations can be combined. This will return posts that are missing both an author and any comments:

Post.where.missing(:author, :comments)
# SELECT "posts".* FROM "posts"
# LEFT OUTER JOIN "authors" ON "authors"."id" = "posts"."author_id"
# LEFT OUTER JOIN "comments" ON "comments"."post_id" = "posts"."id"
# WHERE "authors"."id" IS NULL AND "comments"."id" IS NULL
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