[mocha-developer] Mocking system/`
pbattley at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 05:33:19 EDT 2007
On 12/06/07, jpywtora at calpoly.edu <jpywtora at calpoly.edu> wrote:
> Great; However, I was hoping to see how to mock the backtics, any ideas?
> Object.any_instance.expects(:`).with("ls") # my guess, but is wrong
I don't think it's possible. `` (or %x) isn't a normal message - it's
a language construct of its own. (Sorry for the vague, hand-waving
A more verbose but more flexible alternative might be to use popen or
open3 in your code instead of backticks. You *can* mock that.
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