[rspec-users] Confusion At Failing Specs

Russell Norris rsl at swimcommunity.org
Fri Nov 7 17:31:23 EST 2008


Per David's request i made a pastie of the whole view and the whole test of
an example of this. as well as the output. http://pastie.org/309868

RSL

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Russell Norris <rsl at swimcommunity.org>wrote:

> Zach,
>
> Thank you so much. That works for me.
>
> I'm still confused why stubbing all calls to :bar on @foo would allow
> @foo.should_receive(:bar).with(:baz) when this doesn't work though. But I
> feel like I'm looking a gift horse in the mouth here!
>
> RSL
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Zach Dennis <zach.dennis at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Russell Norris <rsl at swimcommunity.org>
>> wrote:
>> > Can someone please explain to me why this spec fails
>> >
>> > it "should work" do
>> >
>> >   template.stub!(:render)
>> >
>> >   template.should_receive(:render).with(:partial => "foo")
>> >
>> >   render @template_with_render_partial_foo
>> >
>> > end
>> >
>> > but this spec passes
>> >
>> > it "should work" do
>> >
>> >   @foo.stub!(:bar)
>> >
>> >   @foo.should_receive(:bar).with(:baz)
>> >
>> >   @foo.bar :baz
>> >
>> > end
>> >
>> > It seems like they should work similarly and indeed this has worked for
>> me
>> > until I switched to gem rspec-rails from vendor/plugin [recent]. Not
>> sure
>> > what I'm doing wrong here.
>> >
>>
>> In the first example, you call "stub!(:render)". This is stubbing all
>> calls to render with any arguments. So you've stubbed the call that
>> "render @template_with_render_partial_foo" makes.
>>
>> Try: template.stub!(:render).with(:partial => anything)
>>
>>
>> --
>> Zach Dennis
>> http://www.continuousthinking.com
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