[rspec-users] Attachment-fu + Story Runner

Daniel Tenner daniel.ruby at tenner.org
Tue Dec 11 08:57:35 EST 2007


I've pasted up the code at:

http://pastie.caboo.se/126925

Since there are quite a few files involved.

Thanks for your time,

Daniel

On 11 Dec 2007, at 13:28 11 Dec 2007, David Chelimsky wrote:

> On Dec 11, 2007 6:18 AM, Daniel Tenner <daniel.ruby at tenner.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm trying to run a Story Runner integration test that uploads a file
>> through Attachment-fu.
>>
>> I've tried various ways of specifying the file data, from custom  
>> mocks:
>> class MockFile < Struct.new
>> (:original_filename, :read, :content_type); end
>> fdata = MockFile.new  "test_upload.txt", "Test Upload", "text/plain"
>>
>> to 'proper' railsy stubs like:
>>
>> fdata = ActionController::TestUploadedFile.new("../spec/fixtures/
>> test_upload.txt", "text/plain")
>>
>> The actual params are specified as:
>> { :uploaded_data => fdata,
>>      :filename => file_reference_name(identifier)
>>    }
>>
>> Now, this is being passed successfully into attachment-fu, where it
>> is processed. Well, almost successfully. Somehow, along the way, the
>> TestUploadedFile, struct, mock, whatever you want, gets turned into a
>> String. Then it blows up when attachment-fu tries to retrieve the
>> content type:
>>
>> #<NoMethodError: undefined method `content_type' for
>> "#<ActionController::TestUploadedFile:0x34349ac>":String>
>>
>> Somehow, I can't seem to pass anything but a String down into the
>> controller. Even in the action, the TestUploadedFile is already
>> transmogrified into a String (which, of course, has no content_type
>> property). I put a logging statement in the ActionController too, and
>> it seems that the entire params hash is turned into a string
>> somewhere in there - which would explain why the object has literally
>> no chance of going through.
>>
>> I'm a bit stumped by this. I guess it makes sense that params are
>> turned into strings - but then what sort of string should i specify
>> for a file upload?
>>
>> Thanks for any help.
>
> Code please.
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