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

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 03:40:05 EDT 2008


Hey Paolo,

I've fixed this.  Update your rspec plugin and it should work fine now.

Pat



On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Paolo Dona <paolo.dona at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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