[rspec-users] mock_model named spaces not working

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 02:06:49 EDT 2007

On 9/29/07, Andrew WC Brown <omen.king at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a namespace called saltmines
> The following will fail the spec
> @player = mock_model(Saltmines::Player)
> 1)
> ActionView::TemplateError in '/saltmines/players/index.rhtml should render
> list of saltmines/players'
> 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.each
> On line #9 of app/views/saltmines/players/index.rhtml
>     6:     <th>Player</th>
>     7:   </tr>
>     8:
>     9: <% for player in @players %>
> My application works but these specs fail. How do I get them to pass?

you're mocking @player and not a collection/array of players.


@players = [mock_model(Saltmines::Player), mock_model(Saltmines::Player)]

Could work for you?

The whole spec will be helpful, since we don't have the setup (before)
or the whole context.


Luis Lavena
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