[rspec-users] redirection doesn't get detected well?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 18:19:13 EDT 2007


On 4/11/07, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/11/07, Matthijs Langenberg <mlangenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the hint David, when I looked at response.body I saw the
> > following HTML passing by:
> >
> > <pre>OrderProduct expected :find with (:first, {:conditions=>
> > {:order_id=>3, :product_id=>6}}) but received it with (:first,
> > {:conditions=>{:order_id=>"3", :product_id=>"6"}})</pre>
> >
> > Which makes totally sense since params["order_id"] and
> > params["product_id"] indeed are String objects instead of Fixnum
> > objects, however, shouldn't this expectation error raise earlier and
> > make that expectation fail instead of the response.should be_redirect
> > expectation?
>
> RSpec doesn't invoke actions directly - it invokes them via Rails.
> Rails catches any exceptions that happen in a controller action and
> prints the backtrace to the response.
>
> Would it make sense if we found a way to at least let mock errors
> ripple through and back to RSpec?

You mean monkey patch Rails to not catch mock failures? That sounds scary.

>
> Aslak
>
> >
> > On 4/11/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 4/11/07, Matthijs Langenberg <mlangenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I'm doing a redirect in one of my controller actions and somehow I can't
> > > > spec it, see this pastie: http://pastie.caboo.se/53120.
> > > > When following the link from a browser I'm being redirected to the right
> > > > page.
> > >
> > > First of all - nice example!
> > >
> > > Secondly, this looks like it should work. What's actually in the response?
> > >
> > > ...
> > > it "should destroy order_product with order_id==3 and product_id==6
> > > and redirect to /orders/3." do
> > >     @order_product.should_receive(:destroy)
> > >     delete 'destroy', :id => 'nil', :order_id => 3, :product_id => 6
> > >     puts response.inspect
> > >     response.should be_redirect
> > >   end
> > > ...
> > >
> > > >
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