[rspec-users] Using Cucumber with latest Webrat

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 10:42:26 EST 2008


On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Stephen Veit <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:

> I added cucumber to my rails project using the following commands:
>
> git submodule add git://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber.git \
>  vendor/plugins/cucumber
> ruby script/generate cucumber
> git submodule add git://github.com/brynary/webrat.git \
>  vendor/plugins/webrat
> git submodule add git://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec.git \
>  vendor/plugins/rspec
> git submodule add git://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec-rails.git \
>  vendor/plugins/rspec-rails
> script/generate rspec
>
> I create a feature that used steps that included visits. I got the
> following error:
>
> /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
> `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- webrat (LoadError)
>
> This occurred at line 4 in webrat_steps.rb
>
> So I commented out that line and added "require 'webrat'" to env.rb
>
> This time I got the following error:
>
> undefined method `visits' for
> #<ActionController::Integration::Session:0x7f3d871693d0> (NoMethodError)
>
> So I had to change the require in env.rb to
>
> require 'webrat/rails'
>
> It worked but I got the following deprecation errors:
>
> visits is deprecated. Use visit instead.
> fills_in is deprecated. Use fill_in instead.
> clicks_button is deprecated. Use click_button instead.
>
> I changed these in my steps file, and it worked fine.
>
>
I just (1 hour ago) incorporated some recent Cucumber changes from Bryan
(who writes Webrat) and released cucumber 0.1.11.
Can you try with the latest release? It should work well with Bryan's latest
webrat.

Cheers,
Aslak


>
>
> The problem with requiring webrat from webrat_steps, is that when this
> line is executed, the $LOAD_PATHS has not been modified to include the
> plugin lib directories. That is done by support/env.rb. The rake task
> "features" creates a command line that looks like:
>
> -I
> "/home/sveit/Projects/rails/varsitytutors/vendor/plugins/cucumber/lib"
>
> "/home/sveit/Projects/rails/varsitytutors/vendor/plugins/cucumber/bin/cucumber"
> --format pretty --require features/step_definitions/user_steps.rb
> --require features/step_definitions/webrat_steps.rb --require
> features/step_definitions/frooble_steps.rb --require
> features/support/env.rb features/manage_users.feature
>
> "support/env.rb" is required after "step_definitions/webrat_steps.rb".
> this should probably be changed.
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