[rspec-users] Unimplemented Spec idea
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 22:28:58 EDT 2007
On 7/31/07, Daniel N <has.sox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/1/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> > I absolutely love the unimplemented spec idea, and tend to use it a
> > lot. But occasionally it gets in my way, when I rush to write a
> > spec, and then want to change it to a non-implemented spec. My
> > normal solution is to comment out the do...end block. Is there a
> > better way?
> > Stealing an idea from Dan North, how about something like this:
> > it "should do such and such", :pending => true do
> > # unimplemented spec goes here
> > end
> > To make the spec run, simply remove the :pending key. I'm sure this
> > would be rather trivial to implement as well.
> > Thoughts?
> > Scott
> This is already included. At least it is in edge. You call the pending(
> "some reason" ) method at the top of your example to do this.
> it "should do stuff" do
> pending( "Don't run this yet" )
> # specs go here for unimplemented feature
You can also do this:
it "should not do this buggy thing" do
pending "awaiting bug fix" do
# buggy code
When the code in the block fails, the example shows up as pending.
When it passes, it shows up as a failure, saying that the failure was
expected but it passed instead.
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