[rspec-users] Problems with RESTfully generated helpers

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 14:30:49 EDT 2007


On 8/8/07, Lance Carlson <lancecarlson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just passed label_artist_path(@label.id, @artist.id) into the view
> and it worked.. but I really don't want to have to pass those
> parameters in all my views. It looks ugly. Does anyone know a way
> around this without stubbing? It seems useless to test this view
> without allowing those methods to act out their real behavior.

Can you point me to docs that say you're supposed to be able to just
call label_artist_path without any args? I've not see such docs and I
can't get it to work in any of my views - and I'm talking about just
rendering the views at all, not getting specs to work.

>
> -TIA
>
> On 8/8/07, Lance Carlson <lancecarlson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ActionView::TemplateError in 'Edit Artist Page should render the edit
> > artist form'
> > label_artist_url failed to generate from {:controller=>"artists",
> > :action=>"show"} - you may have ambiguous routes, or you may need to
> > supply additional parameters for this route.  content_url has the
> > following required parameters: ["labels", :label_id, "artists", :id] -
> > are they all satisfied?
> > On line #3 of app/views/artists/edit.rhtml
> >
> >     1: <h1>Editing artist</h1>
> >     2:
> >     3: <% form_tag label_artist_path, :method => :put do %>
> >     4:   <%= render :partial => 'form' %>
> >     5:   <%= submit_tag 'Save' %>
> >     6: <% end %>
> >
> >
> > My spec looks like:
> >
> > require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../../spec_helper'
> >
> > describe 'Edit Artist Page' do
> >   before do
> >     @label = mock_model(Label)
> >     @artist = mock_model(Artist)
> >
> >     assigns[:label] = @label
> >     assigns[:artist] = @artist
> >   end
> >
> >   def render_edit
> >     render :template => 'artists/edit'
> >   end
> >
> >   it "should render the edit artist form" do
> >     render_edit
> >   end
> > end
> >
> > On 8/8/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 8/8/07, Lance Carlson <lancecarlson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I am using helper the RESTfully generated helper methods in my views.
> > > > My routes are nested so the helpers appear to need arguments passed to
> > > > them, but it works without arguments. Say for example I have pages and
> > > > comments. If I do page_comments_path without parameters, it works.
> > > > However, when I run the rspec test, it fails and tells me i'm missing
> > > > parameters. I tried to pass params[:page_id], but it still says it
> > > > needs parameters. I did fill in the parameters like it asked and the
> > > > test passed, but I think my views look cleaner without the arguments
> > > > being passed everywhere. Do I have to stub these methods to get my
> > > > views to pass, or is there some other way?
> > >
> > > It would be much easier to answer your question if you posted the
> > > actual spec and code.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > TIA,
> > > > Lance
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