[rspec-users] stubbing with and without a string

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Fri Apr 20 12:13:49 EDT 2007


What exactly does the mock_model do which is different from the  
regular mock ?


Scott

On Apr 20, 2007, at 11:29 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> 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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