[rspec-users] mock_model in spec/lib

Jay Levitt lists-rspec at shopwatch.org
Thu Aug 30 10:20:28 EDT 2007

Edward Ocampo-Gooding wrote:
> David Chelimsky wrote:
>> On 8/30/07, Edward Ocampo-Gooding <edward.og at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Has anyone else run into a problem with trying to use mock_model in spec/lib ?
>>> For some reason, I can take the same spec, put it in spec/models, have it run
>>> fine, but put it in spec/lib, and have it complain about not being able to find
>>> #mock_model
>> mock_model is not supported outside of model, view, controller and
>> helper specs. Feel free to submit a feature request if you think it
>> should be.
> I can kind of understand why it's not, but it'd be good to have an error message 
> that pops informing the user saying as such.

Also note that in trunk, you can work around this with

describe my_lib_function, :behaviour_type => :controller (or model, or 
helper, or view)

which is very useful for lib functions that are used in one of those 


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