[rspec-users] render_to_string confusing ControllerSpec

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 21:34:38 EDT 2008


On Jun 16, 2008, at 2:58 PM, Andrew Selder wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have a controller I'm trying to spec out, and I'm running into  
> some issues with render_to_string.
>
> Basically, the show gets an array of objects, calls render_to_string  
> for each of them, and then renders the show template.
>
> So I have the standard spec:
>
>
>    it "should render show template" do
>      do_get
>      response.should render_template('show')
>    end
>
>
> but when I run the spec I get the following failure:
>
> 'SearchesController handling GET /searches/1 should render show  
> template' FAILED
> expected "show", got "properties/_map_info_box"
>
>
> Does anybody have any ideas?

Please post the controller action and the full backtrace:

script/spec spec/controller/path/to/the/spec.rb -fsb

Thx


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