[rspec-users] '$' placeholder naming can confuse your runner

Paolo Dona paolo.dona at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 12:07:19 EDT 2008


It is the common prefix, not the underscore.
With $n and $nnn or $ntotal still fails.

Paolo

On Jul 16, 4:40 pm, "Pat Maddox" <perg... at gmail.com> wrote:
> What about when you make it $ntotal? Is it the common first letter or
> the underscore?
>
> Pat
>
> On 7/16/08, Paolo Dona <paolo.d... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi guys, I'm facing a strange behavior that smells like a bug.
>
> > consider this scenario:
>
> > Scenario: I'm cool
> >   Given that I am cool 4 times out of 7
>
> > and this step:
>
> > Given("that I am cool $n times out of $n_total") do |n, n_total|
> >   ...
> > end
>
> > When running my story, this step is considered as PENDING.
> > If I change the name of the second placeholder to $total, the step
> > runs fine (as it should, given that it's implemented).
>
> > My suspect is that when placeholders share a common prefix, the step
> > cannot be recognized correctly.
> > Anyone having the same issue?
>
> > btw: quoting the placeholders doesn't change this behavior
>
> > keep on with the great work,
> > Paolo
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