[Rspec-devel] RSpec Extension Patch

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 7 02:49:40 EDT 2006


On 7/7/06, Brian Takita <brian.takita at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Based off of the great feedback from the Test::Unit Integration thread, I
> came up with a new patch that I think will be more useful.
> I added the following methods, with tests!!!
>
> inherit
>  includeWith inherit, you now get most of the "power" of the superclass. You
> can use the class methods
>
> Now this is possible...
> ----------------------------------------
> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../lib/spec'
> require 'test/unit'
>
> class RspecIntegrationTest < Test::Unit::TestCase
>   def self.a_class_method
>     puts "a_class_method called"
>   end
>
>   def self.fixtures(*args)
>     puts "we can do fixtures too..."
>   end
>
>   def setup
>     @test_case_setup_called = true
>   end
>
>   def teardown
>     puts "Test::Unit::TestCase#teardown is called too"
>   end
>
>   def run(result)
>   end
>
>   def helper_method
>     @helper_method_called = true
>   end
> end
>
> module RandomHelperModule
>   def random_task
>     @random_task_called = true
>   end
> end
>
> context "Rspec should integrate with Test::Unit::TestCase" do
>   inherit RspecIntegrationTest
>   a_class_method
>   fixtures :some_table
>   include RandomHelperModule
>
>   setup do
>     @rspec_setup_called = true
>   end
>   specify "TestCase#setup should be called." do
>     @test_case_setup_called.should_be true
>     @rspec_setup_called.should_be true
>   end
>
>   specify "Rspec should be able to access TestCase methods" do
>     helper_method
>     @helper_method_called.should_be true
>   end
>
>   specify "Rspec should be able to accept included modules" do
>     random_task
>     @random_task_called.should_be true
>   end
> end
>
> -----------------------------------------------
>
> I havn't tried it, but adding integration tests should be as easy as...
> ------------------------------------
> context "Rspec should play with Integration Tests" do
>   inherit ActionController::IntegrationTest
> end
> ------------------------------------
> If this doesn't work right now, it doesn't seem like too much more effort to
> implement.
>

Now, all of this looks really interesting!!
If this solves the 'ouch we have to reimplement all of that rails
testing stuff' problem it would be fantastic!

Could you please create a patch in the issue tracker on rubyforge?

Looking forward to playing more with this stuff!

Cheers,
Aslak

> Thanks,
> Brian Takita
>
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