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

Max Williams toastkid.williams at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 08:48:24 EST 2008


RAILS_GEM_VERSION = '1.1.6'
rspec - Version 1.1.3

On 18/02/2008, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Feb 18, 2008 8:30 AM, Corey Haines <coreyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Won't the exception get turned into a http return code from the get?
>
> It depends on a few things.
>
> Max - what versions of rspec and rails are you using?
> >
> >
> >
> > 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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