[rspec-users] problem with get and post methods.. require missing ?

tgateau at seethroo.us tgateau at seethroo.us
Thu Aug 14 20:23:54 EDT 2008


I have updated the plugins, and it seems to be working well indeed !
Thanks
Thib

> On Aug 14, 2008, at 1:12 PM, tgateau at seethroo.us wrote:
>>
>> I have checked : I am in the RAILS_ROOT/spec/controllers directory
>> I have tried with the second solution, but the get and post methodes
>> remain undefined.
>> Could it be a version compatibility problem ?
>> I'm using rails 2.1.0, and the REL_1_1_3 for the rspec plugin.
>> What is the best version of rspec and rails to make them work well
>> together ?
>
> Rails 2.1.0 came out months after Rspec 1.1.3 :)
>
> Try Rspec 1.1.4 (at github),
>
> Cheers,
> David
>
>>
>> Thib.
>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 12:42 PM,  <tgateau at seethroo.us> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hello, I got an error when I run my spec test of a controlleur :
>>>> the get
>>>> and post methodes are unknown. here is my test file :
>>>>
>>>> ##
>>>> setup_controller_spec.rb :
>>>> ##
>>>>
>>>> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../spec_helper'
>>>> require "#{LIB_DIR}/application"
>>>> require "#{LIB_DIR}/setups_controller"
>>>>
>>>> describe "A SetupController" do
>>>> before :each do
>>>>   @setup_controller = SetupsController.new
>>>> end
>>>>
>>>> it "should get step 1 first" do
>>>>   get 'step1'
>>>>   response.should be_success
>>>> end
>>>> ###
>>>>
>>>> here is my spec_helper file :
>>>> ##
>>>> ENV["RAILS_ENV"] = "test"
>>>> require "rubygems"
>>>> require "activerecord"
>>>> require "spec"
>>>> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../config/environment'
>>>> LIB_DIR = File.join(File.expand_path(File.dirname(__FILE__)), *
>>>> %w[.. app
>>>> controllers])
>>>>
>>>> puts LIB_DIR
>>>> ###
>>>>
>>>> I get the error :
>>>> ##
>>>> NoMethodError in 'A SetupController should get step 1 first'
>>>> undefined method `get' for
>>>> #<Spec::Example::ExampleGroup::Subclass_1:0xb786cefc>
>>>> ./setup_controller_spec.rb:13:
>>>
>>> The spec doesn't know it is supposed to be a controller spec. For it
>>> to know that, it needs to be in RAILS_ROOT/spec/controllers, or you
>>> can use this argument to the describe method:
>>>
>>> describe SetupController, :type => :controller do
>>>  ...
>>> end
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>> David
>>>
>>>> ###
>>>>
>>>> (the same thing happens with the post methode)
>>>>
>>>> depending on the RSpec doc, this methode should exist in the rspec
>>>> plugin...
>>>> http://rspec.info/documentation/rails/writing/controllers.html
>>>> ##sample :
>>>> get 'some_action'
>>>> response.should render_template("path/to/template/for/action")
>>>> ###
>>>>
>>>> I think it's another require problem...
>>>> Or maybe I make a mistake in my installation of the plugin
>>>> (I just execute the 2 commands in my working directory :
>>>> ruby script/plugin install
>>>> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/svn/tags/REL_1_1_3/rspec
>>>> ruby script/plugin install
>>>> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/svn/tags/REL_1_1_3/rspec_on_rails
>>>> )
>>>>
>>>> Could somebody help me for this problem ?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Thibault
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