Tim Koschuetzki has posted a new CakePHP-related tutorial to the PHP-Coding-Practices.com website today showing a method that gets the framework's pagination to cooperate with a Model's expects() method.
Making CakePHP's pagination work together with Mariano Iglesias' expect functionality seems to be impossible. The expect()'ed associations are only used in the paginator's findCount() call, but not in the findAll() call which actually retrieves the results. Come on join me and find out how to fix this.
His solution involves the creation of a custom pagination method that ends up calling the Paginator helper with some special parameters (replacing the non-cooperative defaults).