[rspec-users] [rspec] looking for a simple refresher

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 19:23:24 EDT 2007


Sorry - totally missed the controller code in your first example.
You're posting to create, not new:
de create
  Ticket.new
end

That should do the trick.


On 8/17/07, Andrew WC Brown <omen.king at gmail.com> wrote:
> I replaced:
>
> @ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
>
> with
>
> Ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
>
> Similar Error
>
> 1)
> Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'TicketsController
> handling POST /tickets should create a new ticket'
> Mock 'Class' expected :new with ({}) once, but received it 0 times
> ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
>
> If I omit @params = {} then I get the error as following
>
> 1)
> Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'TicketsController
> handling POST /tickets should create a new ticket'
> Mock 'Class' expected :new with (any args) once, but received it 0 times
> ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
>
> So its not receiving the new method at all even though I clearly called it.
>  Could it be possible that the issue is with the actual Ticket model itself?
>
>
> On 8/17/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com > wrote:
> > On 8/17/07, Andrew WC Brown <omen.king at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > I've been off the rspec for a few months and I'm trying to get back on
> it.
> > >
> > > 1)
> > >  Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in
> 'TicketsController
> > > handling POST /tickets should create a new ticket'
> > >  Mock 'Ticket_1001' expected :new with ({}) once, but received it 0
> times
> > >  ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
> > >  script/spec:4:
> > >
> > > class TicketsController < ApplicationController
> > >
> > >   def new
> > >     Ticket.new
> > >   end
> > >
> > > end
> > >
> > > describe TicketsController, "handling POST /tickets" do
> > >
> > >   before do
> > >     @ticket = mock_model(Ticket, :to_param => '1', :save => true)
> > >     Ticket.stub!(:new).and_return(@ticket)
> > >     @params = {}
> > >   end
> > >
> > >   def do_post
> > >     post :create, :ticket => @params
> > >   end
> > >
> > >   it "should create a new ticket" do
> > >
> > >
> @ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> >
> > This is telling the ticket object to expect new, but it's the Ticket
> > class that will receive it:
> >
> >
> Ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> >
> > That should do it.
> >
> > >     do_post
> > >   end
> > >
> > > end
> > >
> > > Would someone provide with an explanation what I have to do to make this
> > > spec pass?
> > > Peepcode hasn't released their screen cast on rspecing controllers yet
> ='(
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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