[rspec-users] Cucumber and fixtures/FixtureReplacement

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Tue Sep 9 13:45:03 EDT 2008


Remember these things should use transactions, and may do that by  
default - the database will be wiped clean once the features have run.

On 9 Sep 2008, at 18:22, Tim Glen wrote:

> Hey guys,
>
> I'd never used RSpec Stories before, so I decided to follow the  
> apparent direction of the wind and just jump right into cucumber.  
> I'm dabbling with/using Cucumber and really like it. Good job, aslak!
>
> Where i'm struggling right now is using either fixtures or a model  
> factory methodology like the FixtureReplacement. In both cases, I'm  
> not seeing anything getting loaded into the database.
>
> I have some legacy fixtures that I'm willing to let go of, but I  
> kind of assumed that they would work for now. When I run my  
> Features, I'm not seeing anything whatsoever loaded into the db.
>
> When I use FixtureReplacement (http:// 
> replacefixtures.rubyforge.org/), i'm getting errors that the  
> methods aren't defined. I've added a "config.include  
> FixtureReplacement" to my spec_helper but that didn't seem to make  
> any difference. Then I tried adding "include FixtureReplacement"  
> into my Steps Before block, but that doesn't work either.
>
> any thoughts?
> --
> Tim Glen
> Rails 2.0.2
> RSpec 1.1.4
>
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Matt
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