[rspec-users] 1.05 to 1.08

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 18:00:14 EDT 2007


On 9/4/07, Shane Mingins <smingins at elctech.com> wrote:
>
> On 4/09/2007, at 3:44 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>
> >
> > I am going to guess that it's something like this:
> >
> > You have a nil object when you didn't expect it!
> > You might have expected an instance of Array.
> > The error occurred while evaluating nil.<<
> >
> > If not, please post the error (good idea to do that in general).
> >
> > If so, this is fixed in trunk. Attached is a patch you can use to
> > address it in your rails app (apply from vendor/plugins)
> >
> > Please let us know if this fixes the problem.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > David
> >
>
>
> Boiled down the next routes problem in a helper spec ... using
> with_routing
>
>    it do
>       with_routing do |set|
>
>         set.draw do |map|
>           map.resources :articles do |article|
>             article.resources :comments, :name_prefix => 'a_' do |
> comment|
>               comment.resources :ratings, :name_prefix => 'a_c_'
>             end
>           end
>         end
>
>         a_c_rating_path(@article, @comment, @rating).should == "/
> articles/1/comments/1/ratings/1"
>
>       end
>    end
>
> This works fine in 1.05 and errors in 1.08 with the error:
>
> NoMethodError in 'CommentsHelper NO NAME (Because of Error raised in
> matcher)'

The NO NAME part is because you wrote 'it do' with no message passed to it.

> You have a nil object when you didn't expect it!
> You might have expected an instance of Array.
> The error occurred while evaluating nil.<<

This looks like the same error - can you run just the file w/ this
spec like this:

spec path/to/file.rb -b

That'll produce the full backtrace.

Thanks

>
> Cheers
> Shane
>
>
>
>
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