[rspec-users] specs on private methods

Tim Harper timcharper at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 14:32:36 EST 2008


Doesn't 1.9 allow you to call obj.send!, which will allow you to  
access private methods?

Tim

On Jan 8, 2008, at 12:27 PM, Scott Taylor wrote:

>
> On Jan 8, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Ben Mabey wrote:
>
>> Chris Olsen wrote:
>>> How does a person test private methods?
>>>
>>> Is there a way to declare them as private, but retain any tests that
>>> were written during the initial development?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>> When I need to do this I just use the send method.
>
> But it will break in 1.9 and on!  (That's why Jay Fields didn't do it
> in his post).
>
> Scott
>
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