[mocha-developer] Mocking the rendering of a Rails template
bhelmkamp at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 16:32:29 EDT 2006
I'm having difficulty setting up mocks such that I can verify that
Rails was going to render the right template file (for example
new.rhtml) and stop Rails from performing the actual rendering.
After peeking at Rails' internals, I tried two techniques as illustrated here:
I think the first one failed because Rails doesn't setup
response.template to be an instance of ActionView::Base until after
the controller processing is called.
I have no idea what is going on with the second attempt. It's hitting
a mock, but I have no idea where that mock is coming from. Logically,
it probably is coming from the any_instance magic, but in that case it
should be expecting the render_file call. Thoughts?
What am I doing wrong in the second case? Is there another way I
could mock this?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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