[rspec-users] AutoTest / Rspec - "stack level too deep"

Lance Carlson lancecarlson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 10:54:49 EST 2007


Pasting more of your code would help. I get this error when infinite
recursion creeps into the application, or in my specs.. like when you
run .save! on a model that has an after_filter calling save!

On Dec 5, 2007 10:37 AM, Matthew Lins <mlins at webinforem.com> wrote:
> On 12/4/07 2:53 PM, "Shane Mingins" <smingins at elctech.com> wrote:
>
> > On 5/12/2007, at 9:43 AM, Matthew Lins wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I'm running AutoTest with Rspec on a Rails application.
> >>
> >> Every 20 or so runs I get "stack level too deep" on one particular
> >> controller stub.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > So this spec fails when you just run it??  I was a little unsure if
> > you are having a problem with autotest or with your spec ... it
> > seemed the later?
>
> No I think its a combination of Autotest and Rspec.
>
> Let me summarize:
>
> - I have Autotest running constantly with Rspec on a Rails app
>
> - When I start Autotest it'll run all my tests, ALL PASS
>
> - After making changes to code, Autotest detects such and runs the tests
>   again for the specific file I'm editing ( a controller in this case)
>
> - After about 10-20 changes(Autotest runs the specs each time), I get a
>   bunch of errors ("stack level too deep") on my controller mocks and stubs.
>
> The only way I can cure this, is by restarting AutoTest. Then in 10-20 more
> changes it'll happen again.
>
> It's very frustrating.
>
> If anyone can even give me a clue, I'd be very grateful.
>
> Let me know if I can provide any more information, sorry if I'm doing a poor
> job of explaining the problem.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Matt
>
>
> >
> > Cheers
> > Shane
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