[rspec-users] Testing lib code

Scott Taylor scott at railsnewbie.com
Tue Dec 30 14:08:50 EST 2008

On Dec 30, 2008, at 2:02 PM, Peter Jaros wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 12:50 PM, s.ross <cwdinfo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This question has, I'm sure, been asked and answered hundreds of  
>> times, but
>> I was unable to turn up anything in Google. Here's the issue: I  
>> have some
>> code in a Rails app in the lib/ directory that affects how views are
>> rendered. Specifically, it checks CSS and Javascript files for  
>> existence and
>> some application-specific stuff, then injects them into the right  
>> part of
>> the HTML that's rendered.
> To be honest, this smells funny to me.  Why is something in lib/
> affecting how views are rendered?
> Or does it need to be called or "activated" by something in the
> controller layer to take effect?  That would make sense, but it would
> be a bit tricky to spec.  I'm not sure there's enough information here
> about how it functions to give a good suggestion.

If you already have code, posting it surely would help.


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