[rspec-users] Problem with testing for an exception from a controller method

Max Williams toastkid.williams at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 08:43:07 EST 2008


ah yes of course :)

So, now, "should_not be_success" passes ok, but should i be more specific
and require a particular error code?  If so, which would i get from a get
call that's failed because of a RuntimeError exception?

thanks!

On 18/02/2008, Corey Haines <coreyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Won't the exception get turned into a http return code from the get?
>
> On Feb 18, 2008 8:29 AM, Max Williams <toastkid.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I have a User controller where users aren't added with the usual
> > new/create actions.  I'm trying to set it so that it raises when 'new' is
> > called but it doesn't seem to be working - here's the method, test and test
> > result.  Can anyone see why it's not working?
> >
> > #in controller
> >  def new
> >     raise "Users should be added with 'batch_add' rather than 'new"
> >   end
> >
> > #test
> >   describe "/new" do
> >     it "should raise an error when called" do
> >       lambda{get('new')}.should raise_error(RuntimeError)
> >     end
> >   end
> >
> > #test report
> > 'Admin::UserController /new should raise an error when called' FAILED
> > expected RuntimeError but nothing was raised
> >
> >
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