[rspec-users] step definitons to check login
zach.dennis at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 18:52:11 EST 2008
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:47 PM, Andrew Premdas <apremdas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Doing this for Restful-Authentication I add the following in
> # Make visible for testing
> ApplicationController.send(:public, :logged_in?, :current_user,
Why do you need these available for cucumber scenarios?
> Hopefully something similar will work with Authlogic
> 2008/12/16 James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>> I am working with the authlogic gem and trying to create a simple login
>> test from cucumber features. The feature statement is:
>> Given the user is not logged in
>> The step definition for this is confounding me. In the
>> application_controller the authlogic tutorial recommends the following:
>> def require_user
>> unless current_user
>> flash[:notice] = "You must sign in to access this page"
>> redirect_to new_user_session_url
>> return false
>> def require_no_user
>> if current_user
>> flash[:notice] = "You must be logged out to access this page"
>> redirect_to account_url
>> return false
>> As these are private methods they are not directly accessible from the
>> step definitions and I am at a loss as to how to proceed. I could
>> augment the application controller with a public user_authenticated
>> def user_authenticated
>> return true if current_user
>> But it seems wrong to alter the application code for no other purpose
>> than to ease testing. Is there another approach that I should be using?
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