[rspec-users] Mocking Resolv::DNS?

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 08:12:54 EDT 2007


On 7/24/07, Mikel Lindsaar <raasdnil at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Rspecers,
>
> I have a rails project where I am calling Resolv::DNS.open and then
> using the block to check a domain name.
>
> The code snippet in question is:
>
>    domain = "mytest.com"
>    Resolv::DNS.open do |dns|
>      @mx = dns.getresources(domain, Resolv::DNS::Resource::IN::MX)
>    end
>
> I obviously want to stub this out, especially for speed but can't
> quite work out how.
>
> I have done:
>
> >From what I can tell, Resolv::DNS first is receiving :open and it will
> then be yielding instances of Resolv::DNS to be using inside the
> block.
>
> So, my last unsuccessfull attempt at mocking this out is:
>
>     @dns = mock(Resolv::DNS)
>     Resolv::DNS.should_receive(:open).and_return([@dns])
>     @dns.should_receive(:getresources).and_return("MX Record")
>
> The errors I am getting are not about mocks receiving unexpected
> messages.  The :open message mock gets called.  The second one (on
> @dns.should_receive(:getresources) also does not complain.
>
> But @mx in the above code ends up as nil, when I would think it should
> end up as "MX Record".
>
> Any pointers?
>
> Regards
>
> Mikel
>
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I'm not sure if this will work, but try

Resolv::DNS.should_receive(:open).and_yield(@dns)

Pat


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