[rspec-users] booting rails routing without a controller call

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 12:21:11 EDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
> We're getting into some quite complex routing, and I'd like to be able to
> spec the routing on its own.
> All our controllers tend to have a little call to like this to boot up the
> routing before testing params_from etc:
> get :index
> However I can't get this to work in a spec that doesn't start with describe
> SomeController.
> Does anyone know how to get the routing loaded up without actually calling a
> controller?

Should work if the file lives in spec/controllers. If not, you can do this:

describe "blah routing", :type => :controller do

> cheers,
> Matt
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