[rspec-users] any tricks re using " eql(5.5)", but where 5.5 is a decimal not float?

Greg Hauptmann greg.hauptmann.ruby at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 20:00:57 EST 2008


in fact I guess I was fishing for an easier way than this...if one
exists?  or is ruby & rspec "eql()" just strict here in terms of
types?

On 11/7/08, Mark Wilden <mark at mwilden.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 3:24 PM, Greg Hauptmann <
> greg.hauptmann.ruby at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>     expected 6.5, got #<BigDecimal:23d8284,'0.65E1',8(8)> (using .eql?)
>>
>
> How about just expecting BigDecimal('5.5')?
>
> ///ark
>

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