[rspec-users] Can module spec use fixtures?
luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 20:37:00 EDT 2007
On 8/22/07, Shaker <flyeminent at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning, dear fellows:
> I'd like to recall one question I posted yesterday. I am writing specs
> for ruby modules. Some of the modules do some data process in the test
> database. Because 'fixtures' is undefined (Am I correct?) in module specs,
> spec of certain module (e.g. delete data form database) will affect other
> specs of other modules (e.g. try to access the deleted data). My observation
> is all the modules specs share only a copy of test data.
> If I am correct, are there any way of avoiding this, and providing a
> copy of initial test data (like fixtures do) for each module spec?
I'll like to ask you if the "feature" you have implemented inside
those modules is related to a model (I guess).
So, shouldn't be better describe the specs for your model in that
specified context, make it shared and later do it_should_behave_like
As previous discussed inthe list, creating specs for especific
functionality (like the acts_as_list thread) will make your specs
Expecting results (which the aim of BDD) is more helpful.
Or maybe I'm wrong (as usual) and don't get the picture ;-)
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