[rspec-users] Hash / params causing errors

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 22:03:41 EST 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 9:53 PM, Ramon Tayag <ramon.tayag at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I'm trying to spec a controller and I can't seem to get a test to pass
> because rspec seems to see the difference between params I expect and
> params that I pass.  However, this comes from the same params
> variable.  What should I do to get this to work?
> Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'UsersController handling POST
> /users should create a new user from params'
> Mock 'Class' expected :new with ({:email=>"user at email.com"}) but
> received it with ({"email"=>"user at email.com"})

expected {:email=>"user at email.com"}
got {"email"=>"user at email.com"}

Rails is converting what's really passed (with a Symbol key) to a
String key. It'll work if you expect the String instead.

> Code is here: http://pastie.org/309263
> Thanks!
> Ramon Tayag
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