[rspec-users] specifying a controller's layout

Dave Phiri lists at ruby-forum.com
Thu Oct 16 07:59:42 EDT 2008

David Chelimsky wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 8:42 AM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
>> I want to spec that a controller uses a particular layout
>> how do I do that?
> Depends on what else is going on, but this is the simplest situation:
>   controller.expect_render(:layout => 'special_layout')
>   get :some_action

Why is it that

get :some_action
controller.expect_render(:layout => 'special_layout')

ie having the get statement before the controller.expect.. statement 
produces the ff error:
Mock 'expect_render_mock_proxy' expected :render with 
({:layout=>"special_layout"}) once, but received it 0 times

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