[rspec-users] How to write a test for validates_uniqueness_of

T K tek.katu at gmail.com
Tue May 20 19:59:18 EDT 2008


Hi,

I have a spec

 it "should have a unique username "

I have a code:

  validates_uniqueness_of :user_name


Now, I don't know how to test this code. In order to test this, do I
need to run `save`?

For example,

@user = User.create(:username => "mike")
@another = User.create(:username => "mike")
@another.save.should be_false

This messes up test database. Is there any better way?

-T


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