[rspec-users] Specing a rails monkey patch

Mikel Lindsaar raasdnil at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 03:17:27 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Keith McDonnell <keith at dancingtext.com> wrote:
> I /could/ use an SQL cursor but:
> I don't know if these are valid reasons however :)

The only thing you gain with a direct SQL cursor is the guarantee of
hitting each row exactly once without having to pull down all the IDs
into an array first.

> Thanks for your suggested solution (transaction, cursor, find_by_sql &
> fetch). I'll play around with it & see what I can do. Can't immediately
> envision how to spec it though.

You'd stub out the model.

class Record


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