[rspec-users] Routes not working properly inside "helper"

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 12:28:38 EDT 2008


That's a bug in 1.1.4 which is fixed in git. If you grab the latest
you should be OK.

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Jonathan Leighton
<j at jonathanleighton.com> wrote:
> I have been upgrading my helper specs due to the recent change regarding
> mixing in modules:
> http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2008/5/29/rspec-waving-bye-bye-to-implicit-module-inclusion
>
> Unfortunately I have hit a snag. It seems that when the helper uses
> routes I get an error about a nil object. For instance, if one of my
> helper methods calls the route "new_company_path", I get the following
> error:
>
> You have a nil object when you didn't expect it!
> The error occurred while evaluating nil.url_for
> (eval):45:in `new_company_path'
> RAILS_ROOT/app/helpers/application_helper.rb:64:in `format_address'
> ./spec/helpers/application_helper_spec.rb:151:
>
> If I include the module directly into the spec it works fine.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Cheers,
> Jon
>
>
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