[rspec-users] helper spec not finding rails core helpers

Jonathan Linowes jonathan at parkerhill.com
Tue Jul 31 12:14:56 EDT 2007


Thanks.
I didnt know it was a bug. I thought I was doing something wrong. :)

linoj

On Jul 31, 2007, at 6:20 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> On 7/31/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/30/07, linojon <linojon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> My helper specs were going ok until I added a call to a rails
>>> DateHelper method in one of my helpers
>>> http://api.rubyonrails.com/classes/ActionView/Helpers/
>>> DateHelper.html#M000574
>>>
>>> The helper runs fine from my view templates, just dies in the  
>>> spec test.
>>>
>>> I boiled my question down to a simple (not too useful) example. I'm
>>> not sure what I'm missing.
>>>
>>> # application_helper.rb
>>> module ApplicationHelper
>>>
>>>    def app_foo
>>>      t = Time.now
>>>      distance_of_time_in_words( t, t + 50.minutes)
>>>      return true
>>>    end
>>> end
>>>
>>> # application_helper_spec.rb
>>> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../spec_helper'
>>>
>>> describe ApplicationHelper do
>>>    it "should find app_foo in application_helpers.rb" do
>>>      app_foo.should be_true
>>>    end
>>> end
>>>
>>> # error output
>>> NoMethodError in 'ApplicationHelper should find app_foo in
>>> application_helpers.rb'
>>> undefined method `distance_of_time_in_words' for [Dynamically
>>> generated class for RSpec example]:#<Class:0x32d11c8>
>>
>> Please put bug reports, feature requests, and patches here:
>>
>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?group_id=797
>
> I went ahead and entered and fixed this:
>
> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php? 
> func=detail&aid=12714&group_id=797&atid=3149
>
> Please do report bugs to the tracker, however. I am not always able to
> jump on things I see on this list.
>
> Cheers,
> David
>
>>
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