[rspec-users] Rspecing this simple controller it is driving me mad...
jarkko at jlaine.net
Sun Apr 13 13:01:27 EDT 2008
On 12.4.2008, at 14.06, roberto belardo wrote:
> Uhm ok, i understood your answer but autotest did not.
> Better, this do not solves the problem.
> If i simply remove the "stub" and the "should_receive"
> for the author field, autotest will complain like
> Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in
> 'CommentsController handling POST /comments should
> create a new comment'
> Mock 'Comment_1008' received unexpected message
> :author= with (#<User:0x..fdb98f624
> and this was the reason why i put the "should_receive"
> and the "stub" on "author=" method, as someone told
> previously on this ml.
> Is there someone who knows how to spec this? Help
1) either use Comment.new instead of mock_model(Comment) in your
before block. This way your comment object has the ability to assign
2) Use the mock model and your should_receive test. However, after
that you cannot test that @comment.author.should be(@user) because you
have stubbed author= and it doesn't really do anything. So you just
have to rely on that it works (like you should since it's Rails code
which you shouldn't really be testing).
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