[rspec-devel] If you set an expectation on something that's already stubbed, should it return the stubbed value?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 11:58:20 EDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Pat Maddox <pergesu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 10:14 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 8:23 PM, Pat Maddox <pergesu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hey Pat - looks like message expectations that inherit (for lack of a
>>>> better term) the return value from a previously defined stub ignore
>>>> the block, expected_from, and any subsequent arguments passed to the
>>>> message expectation. Can you add examples for those and make sure they
>>>> pass before committing this. I added one for blocks (which fails) to
>>>> get you started - patch attached.
>>> Took care of the blocks and expected_from... I'm not sure what you
>>> mean by "any subsequent arguments passed to the message expectation
>>> though" ?  My best guess is that you're talking about the options
>>> hash...
>>> To tell you the truth, I've never used it before :)  I figured the
>>> best way to test this was to look at the options_hash_spec (since that
>>> seems like the only place where it's really used?).  But what I found
>>> is that those examples seem to be broken...I changed the spec around
>>> to make it clearly fail, but it still passed.  I've attached a patch
>>> that shows it (apply it with "git apply").  Do you have any idea
>>> what's going on?
>> Yeah - those code examples sucked. They are now greatly improved (and
>> unable to reproduce the false positives you saw):
>> http://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec/commit/5043400
> Okay, so I think http://github.com/pat-maddox/rspec/commit/fab5ddf62
> ought to finish it all off.  How's it look to you?

Great. Ship it!

Thanks for playing,

> Pat
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