[rspec-users] stub with assigns?

Jonathan Linowes jonathan at parkerhill.com
Thu Dec 13 12:15:40 EST 2007


thx
I ended up wrapping the instance variable in a method, which I can  
then stub also
Its cleaner that way anyhow

def current_foo
   @foo
end



On Dec 13, 2007, at 9:06 AM, Daniel Tenner wrote:

>>> 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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