[rspec-devel] RSpec mocks running when Flexmock is configured
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat May 24 12:40:05 EDT 2008
On May 24, 2008, at 10:58 AM, Jim Weirich wrote:
> On May 24, 2008, at 9:15 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>> I think that changing rspec to support multiple mocking frameworks
>> would require removing the Object-invasion you speak of. If I were
>> starting from scratch, that's definitely the direction I'd want to
>> go. Given that there are a lot of examples in the world that
>> exploit that, it would be counter-productive for us to change that
>> decision at this point.
> Agreed. I've changed flexmock so that it will override the global
> "should_receive" with its own definition, but only on objects that
> are explicitly given to flexmock for mocking. That solves half the
> problem. The other half of the problem is that RSpec mocks are not
> torn down once flexmock is configured. Supporting multiple mocking
> frameworks might be as easy as making sure all mock libraries get
> properly "hooked" into the teardown process. I see no reason why
> flexmock couldn't live comfortably with the RSpec mock in that case.
Interesting idea. Any chance we can spend a little while working on
this together in Portland?
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