[rspec-users] it_should_behave_like

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 15:48:52 EDT 2007


On 6/21/07, Jordan McKible <jmckible at gmail.com> wrote:
> Scott, putting aside semantics of the spec for a second, the code you posted
> generated the same error for me.  According to David, it would seem this is
> because fixtures aren't called in shared behaviors.
>
> So a shared context is really just an easy way of adding a bunch of specs to
> another context? Does it follow that shared contexts shouldn't use
> before/after methods either?

before and after both work, and don't override the ones in the specs.
The before's in the shared behaviour happen before the before's in the
including behaviour, and vice versa for the afters.

>
>
> On 6/21/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/21/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > What is the shared behavior between these two?  Do you want a valid,
> > > saved, and accepted contract to act like an unaccepted contract?
> > > Abstract out what is common between them, and then use that as the
> > > shared description.
> > >
> > > See:  http://pastie.caboo.se/72413
> >
> > FYI - fixtures in shared behaviours don't ever get called. Just
> > declare them in the behaviours that use them.
> >
> > >
> > > Best,
> > >
> > > Scott
> > >
> > >
> > > On Jun 21, 2007, at 10:24 AM, Jordan McKible wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm trying to use it_should_behave_like, and something seems to be
> > > > wonky with the syntax.  When I add :shared=>true, the DSL complains
> > > > that the next line is the fixture declaration:
> > > >
> > > > /vendor/plugins/rspec/lib/spec
> > > > /dsl/behaviour_eval.rb:137:in `method_missing': undefined method
> > > > `fixtures' for #<Spec::DSL::EvalModule:0x324a2cc>
> (NoMethodError)
> > > >
> > > > Here's the spec http://pastie.caboo.se/72287
> > > >
> > > > Am I using it_should_behave_like properly?  Am I making a separate
> > > > mistake? I have RSpec setup as a svn external (currently rev2101).
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Jordan
> > > > http://jordan.mckible.com
> > > >
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