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

Paolo Dona paolo.dona at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 05:46:09 EDT 2008


Thank you for your quick fix man!
What if I'm testing a standalone app instead of a rails one? (I bet I
need to wait for the next rspec release right?)

Paolo

On Jul 19, 8:40 am, "Pat Maddox" <perg... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.d... 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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