[Nitro] Nitro/OG spec questions

Mark Van De Vyver mvyver at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 07:22:32 EDT 2007


Hi Gabrielle,

On 9/7/07, gabriele renzi <rff_rff at yahoo.it> wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Sep 2007 18:35:14 +1000, Mark Van De Vyver wrote:
>
> > I'm not familiar with the spec infrastructure - I assume starting a
> > spec in a new file ensure your starting 'from-scratch'?  Have I missed
> > something obvious?
>
> AFAIK all specs are loaded together, so even sticking to single spec per
> source is not useful but see later.

Thanks. Good to know.

> > Choices:
> > stick with single spec file per source, and just wrestle (and cross
> > fingers). split the sources and maintain on spec file per source file
> > (may/ may not fully solve the issue?).
> > adopt some convention for multiple spec files per source (pointless if
> > this doesn't over come the above problem).
> >
> > Comments/thoughts/tips?
>
> use
>  before {block}
>  after {block}
> for setup something between every "it" and
>  before :all {}
>  after :all {}
> for whole-spec setup/teardown
>
> i.e. I have tests like
>
> describe "foo" do
>  before :all { Og.setup(:dbfile=>'test.db' }    #run at the start of spec
>
>  after { Foo.delete_all }                       #run between every spec
>
>  it 'should create XYZ" {Foo.create("arg"); Foo.count.should == 1}
>
>  after :all {File.delete('test.db') }           #run at end for cleanup
> end
>
> This is general good practice for tests.

Thanks much appreciated.
Regards
Mark

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