[rspec-users] problem rendering template with story

Tim Haines tmhaines at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 00:55:36 EDT 2008


And I suspect this is because @first_render isn't being set for subsequent
renders.... but it's time to go home now.

On 02/04/2008, Tim Haines <tmhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Made a little progress here.  In one of my "given" steps I was posting to
> the login action.  when I take this post out (and make other changes
> required), the should render_template works correctly.   It's as though the
> earlier post in the given step is meaning that the response isn't set
> correctly after the later post..
>
> Tim.
>
> On 02/04/2008, Tim Haines <tmhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi y'all
> >
> > The problem is probably because I'm a newb.  I have a home controller in
> > the admin namespace.
> >
> > My controller spec is working as expected, and the following example is
> > passing:
> >
> >   it "should show the home page if logged in" do
> >     controller.send("current_user=", User.new)
> >     get :index
> >     response.should render_template('admin/home/index')
> >   end
> >
> >
> > But my story is failing on the "then" step:
> >
> >  When "I view the home page" do
> >     get admin_url
> >   end
> >
> >   Then "I see the home page" do
> >     response.should_not be_redirect   # this passes
> >     response.code.should == "200"    # this passes
> >
> >     response.should have_text(/"Client Administration."/)  #this fails,
> > as response.body is nil
> >     response.should render_template("admin/home/index")  #this fails,
> > with actual being nil.
> >   end
> >
> > It's as though the template isn't actually being rendered for some
> > reason.  Any clues as to why this might be?  My login story uses
> > render_template in a similar way and it works successfully..
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Tim.
> >
> >
>
>
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