[Rspec-users] overriding mock expectations
demmer12 at fastmail.us
Mon Oct 23 22:42:53 EDT 2006
On Oct 23, 2006, at 6:34 PM, Micah Martin wrote:
> There is one annoyance I'm encountering with the Mock API in
> rSpec. Overall it works well, as far as dynamic mocks go ;)... but
> there's this one thing... It doesn't allow overriding of expectations.
> m = mock("blah")
> The second call to should_receive is ignored. I believe it would
> be most convenient if the second call to should_receive would
> override the first.
> What I would like to do is define all the should_receives once in
> the setup using any_number_of_times. This establishes a default
> context. Then in each spec I'd like to override a specific
> should_receive relevant to the spec.
> Without being able to override, I am force to define all the
> should_receives for each spec..... duplication.
> Is there another solution I'm missing?
I'm wondering if you should just move the specs that you want to
override to another context, since the setup is different.
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