[rspec-users] Cucumber, Webrat and http basic auth

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 09:08:45 EST 2008


On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 2:52 PM, kwe <kwevans at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, using latest webrat and cucumber, basic_auth is working for the
> initial steps, just not for the redirect that follows a successful
> 'page' creation i.e.
>
> redirect_to(admin_page_path(@page))
>
> In a Rails sense.
>

Sorry - should have read your mail more closely. Then it might be a bug.

Aslak

>
> On Nov 20, 11:11 am, "aslak hellesoy" <aslak.helle... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:32 AM, kwe <kwev... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Starting out with Cucumber and webrat and seem to be hitting a problem
>> > with a resource protected with http basic auth.
>>
>> > i.e.
>>
>> > The following feature..
>>
>> > Feature: Manage Pages
>> >  In order to add a reference pages
>> >  As a administrator
>> >  I want to create a page
>>
>> >        Scenario: Add a page
>> >                Given I am logged in
>> >          And I am on the new page page
>> >                Then I should see "New page"
>> >                When I fill in "page_title" with "Demo Page"
>> >                And I fill in "page_summary" with "A short trip to the loo"
>> >                And I fill in "page_body" with "A very long long long story"
>> >                And I press "Create"
>> >                Then I should see "Show Page: Demo Page"
>>
>> > with the step "Given I am logged in" defined as..
>>
>> > Given /^I am logged in$/ do
>> >        basic_auth('username', 'apassword')
>> > end
>>
>> > All the steps work and a record is created, but the last step fails
>> > with a "HTTP Basic: Access denied"
>>
>> > test.log has a
>>
>> > Processing PagesController#show (for 127.0.0.1 at 2008-11-19 22:52:23)
>> > [GET]
>> >  Session ID:
>> > BAh7BiIKZmxhc2hJQzonQWN0aW9uQ29udHJvbGxlcjo6Rmxhc2g6OkZsYXNo
>> > SGFzaHsGOgtub3RpY2UiI1BhZ2Ugd2FzIHN1Y2Nlc3NmdWxseSBjcmVhdGVk
>> > LgY6CkB1c2VkewY7BkY=--fb242e74f0776d7728d62c6224c763ed60ad7064
>> >  Parameters: {"action"=>"show", "id"=>"1-demo-page",
>> > "controller"=>"admin/pages"}
>> > Filter chain halted as [:authenticate] rendered_or_redirected.
>> > Completed in 0.00095 (1053 reqs/sec) | Rendering: 0.00081 (85%) | DB:
>> > 0.00000 (0%) | 401 Unauthorized [http://www.example.com/admin/pages/1-
>> > demo-page]
>>
>> > The :authenticate it refers to is a pretty standard..
>>
>> >  def authenticate
>> >     authenticate_or_request_with_http_basic("no peeping") do |
>> > username, password|
>> >       username == 'username' && password == 'apassword'
>> >     end
>> >  end
>>
>> > I'm assuming it's possibly an implementation problem with webrat?!?!
>>
>> I added basic auth support to webrat a few weeks back, and Bryan pulled it in:http://github.com/brynary/webrat/commit/17cf56eb5e9f3872b842a43a3181c...
>>
>> Are you using this?
>>
>> Aslak
>>
>> > Given that the steps to fill out the form and press the create button
>> > work fine (HTTP_AUTHORIZATION is passed in the heads for each action),
>> > but sadly not for the redirect that follows the creation of a record.
>>
>> > Any ideas how I should proceed?
>>
>> > with thanks
>> > Kevin
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