[rspec-users] response.should_not redirect_to

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 20:44:15 EDT 2007


On 7/26/07, Yurii Rashkovskii <yrashk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Jul 27, 2007, at 3:26 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>
> > On 7/26/07, Yurii Rashkovskii <yrashk at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hey,
> >>
> >> May be it is just too deep night over here and I'm missing something
> >> though I got this failure on {{{response.should_not redirect_to}}}:
> >>
> >> 'QueuesController should allow authenticated user to access 'show''
> >> FAILED
> >> Matcher does not support should_not.
> >> See Spec::Matchers for more information
> >> about matchers.
>
> ...
>
> >>
> >> class Spec::Rails::Matchers::RedirectTo
> >>    def negative_failure_message
> >>        return %Q{expected to not to be redirected to #
> >> {@expected.inspect}, but actually was redirected there} if
> >> @redirected
> >>    end
> >> end
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> >
> > Sorry - the docs are inconsistent with the code - I intended to NOT
> > allow "should_not redirect_to" because it seemed sort of silly to me.
> > I would think you either want it to redirect somewhere known or expect
> > something other than a redirect. WDYT?
>
> Here is an extract from my source code
>
>      it "should allow authenticated user to access '#{action}'" do
>        @user = mock_user_authentication(:id => 1, :identity_url =>
> "http://openid.server/yrashk", :queues => [])
>        get action, params
>        assigns[:current_user].should == @user
>        flash[:error].should be_nil
>        response.should_not redirect_to(login_url)
>      end
>
> Depending on action, it is either successful response or response
> that redirects somewhere (but not to login, since user is "proven" to
> be authenticated). In this example, I really don't want to care,
> whether it was successful response or redirection to somewhere, until
> it is not a redirection to login URL.
>
> Stupid enough?

That's not a fair question.

Wanna submit a patch?

>
> Yurii.
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