[rspec-users] jumping authentication spec

Courtenay court3nay at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 14:18:22 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 11:08 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2008, at 12:59 PM, marcio <marcio.rails at gmail.com> wrote:
>> hi everyone! i ve been working in my new rspec scaffold generator.
>> I have made all the neccesary  specs over all controllers and models.
>> I am working with restful_authenticated plugin. I have already coded
>> the spects of it too. But now im trying to test my controllers and i
>> dont know the way to "jump" my authentication system when i run rake
>> spec. The errors described are reffered to this plugin and i would
>> like to ignore it.
>> I think the solution  might be mocking the user and turning "true" to
>> the login? method... i have tryied with the login? method and nothing
>> happened. Am i in the right way?
>> have anybody had this problem before?
> Mocking the user sounds like the right approach. If you post some code we
> can help you more specifically.
> Cheers,
> David

I used to do it like

  @controller.stub!(:current_user).and_return mock_model(User)

is this still valid?

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