[rspec-users] Cucumber and fixtures/FixtureReplacement

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:43:03 EDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Tim Glen <tim at pivotib.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> Remember these things should use transactions, and may do that by default
>>> -
>>> the database will be wiped clean once the features have run.
>>>
>
> sorry - I wasn't trying to say that the database is empty after the
> scenarios are run, but that the specific fixtures or FixtureReplacements
> aren't in the db during the scenario. I'm basing that on doing
> Model.find(...) calls right in the steps file.
>
>> FWIW, When Cucumber is used with Rails it runs all scenarios in a
>> transaction.
>>
>> I haven't tried FixtureReplacement, but it should work just fine in
>> Given steps. I think you'd just have to make sure you mix in the
>> FixtureReplacement module in your "world". Put this in your
>> steps/env.rb and let us know how it works:
>>
>> Before do
>>  self.extend(FixtureReplacement)
>> end
>
> I had previously tried this right in the steps file:
> Before do
>  self.include(FixtureReplacement)
> end
>

Did you see that my code uses extend?

If that still doesn't work, file a bug report.
http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/projects/16211-cucumber/overview

It might be a FixtureReplacement bug, but I'll still look into it.

> That resulted in an "undefined method `create_project'" exception. Trying
> what you suggest above (both in the env.rb file or the steps file) results
> in the same exception:
>
>    Given that I am on the new project investment page
>      undefined method `create_project' for
> #<ActionController::Integration::Session:0x43b0a5c> (NoMethodError)
>
>  /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.0.2/lib/action_controller/test_process.rb:464:in
> `method_missing'
>
>  /Users/tim/projects/donortrust/branches/1-3-development/vendor/plugins/rspec/lib/spec/matchers.rb:149:in
> `method_missing'
>
>  /Users/tim/projects/donortrust/branches/1-3-development/vendor/plugins/webrat/lib/webrat/rails/session.rb:26:in
> `method_missing'
>
>  /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.0.2/lib/action_controller/integration.rb:448:in
> `send!'
>
>  /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.0.2/lib/action_controller/integration.rb:448:in
> `method_missing'
>      ./features/steps/cart_steps.rb:8:in `Given /I am on the new project
> investment page/'
>      features/cart.feature:36:in `Given that I am on the new project
> investment page'
> --
> Tim Glen
> tim at pivotib.com
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> RSpec v1.1.4
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