[rspec-users] RailsStory runner - empty response

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 11:17:34 EDT 2007


On 10/16/07, Alvin Schur <a.schur at nucleus.com> wrote:
> I generated a new rails app then installed rspec and rspec_on_rails from
> trunk.
>
> I then created a sample story:
>
> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + "/helper"
>
> Story "View Home Page", %{
>   As a user
>   I want to view my home page
>   So that I can get a birds eye view of the system
> }, :type => RailsStory do
>
>   Scenario "Publisher with no videos" do
>
>     When "visiting", "/" do |page|
>       get page
>     end
>
>     Then "viewer should see", "companies/show_initial" do |template|
>       response.should have_text(/Welcome/)
>     end
>   end
>
> end
>
> When I run the story, I get the error:
<snip ...>

> FAILURES:
>   1) View Home Page (Publisher with no videos) FAILED
>   Spec::Expectations::ExpectationNotMetError: expected /Welcome/, got ""

<snip ...>

> I was expecting to see the default rails index page in the response.
>
> Where am I going wrong?

Do you see the rails index page when you run the app?


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