[rspec-users] Where is current_user?

Harry Bishop lists at ruby-forum.com
Mon Oct 20 07:53:23 EDT 2008

Scott Taylor wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2008, at 1:00 AM, Harry Bishop wrote:
>>  before(:each) do
>> true.
>> end
>> action.
>> A mock would require rebuilding the User model for all the checks done
>> in the controller and I am trying to avoid that by using a fixture
>> called from the database to test the true interaction between user and
>> motion.
> Not necessarily.  Have you looked into using a null_object mock?
> Scott

Yes, I tried null object but it doesn't get past is_showable? which says 
it has a nil object passed in.
The idea is to use @current_user to determine if @motion is shown on the 
view.  So how come @current_user isn't available in the controller?

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