[rspec-users] stubbing with and without a string

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 11:29:29 EDT 2007


On 4/20/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> What is the difference between these two ways of mocking (with and
> without the string):
>
> mock('Object')
>
> and
>
> mock(Object)
>
> ?
>
> Scott

IIRC, using the #mock method, there is really no difference (are you
observing any difference?). Using the Spec::Rails mock_model method,
you must use the class instead of a String.

There *was* talk at one point of adding a feature that would allow you
to run examples w/ a command line switch that would look for all the
mocks created w/ mock(Type) and report back if the type didn't
actually support the expected methods. But that's not present so
there's really no diff now.


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