[rspec-users] stub with assigns?

Daniel Tenner daniel.ruby at tenner.org
Thu Dec 13 09:06:41 EST 2007


>> Sorry, perhaps I gave too simplistic an example.
>>
Real code, please? :-)

Simplified examples only ever result in simplistic suggestions.

Daniel

On 13 Dec 2007, at 07:55 13 Dec 2007, Jonathan Linowes wrote:

>
> On Dec 13, 2007, at 2:47 AM, Jonathan Linowes wrote:
>
>>
>> On Dec 13, 2007, at 2:06 AM, Jarkko Laine wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On 13.12.2007, at 9.00, Jonathan Linowes wrote:
>>>
>>>> is there a way to stub a method that sets an instance variable, so
>>>> the stub sets it too?
>>>>
>>>> def find_foo
>>>>   @foo = Foo.find(params[:id]
>>>> end
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ...
>>>> controller.stub!(:find_foo).and_assigns(:foo, "123")
>>>
>>> Why don't you just stub Foo.find? That way the instance var gets
>>> assigned automatically.
>>>
>>> //jarkko
>>>
>>
>> Sorry, perhaps I gave too simplistic an example.
>> My question is what if I want to stub the whole find_foo method
>> but one of its side effects is it sets @foo
>> (rather than stub the internals of find_foo)
>>
>>
> ... and @foo is used by the method that i am testing
>
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