[rspec-users] expect_render

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:02:58 EDT 2008


On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 3:51 PM, Scott Taylor
<mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 29, 2008, at 4:36 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Scott Taylor
>> <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sep 29, 2008, at 3:54 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Scott Taylor
>>>> <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm trying to write a spec asserting that no layout should be used in a
>>>>> controller.  My spec currently looks like this:
>>>>>
>>>>> it "should render with no layout" do
>>>>>  controller.expect_render.with(hash_including(:layout => nil))
>>>>
>>>> pre 1.1.5 this should be:
>>>>
>>>> controller.expect_render(hash_including(:layout => nil))
>>>> (no with)
>>>>
>>>> 1.1.5 deprecates expect_render, having fixed the problem w/
>>>> should_receive:
>>>>
>>>> controller.should_receive(:render).with(hash_including(:layout => nil))
>>>
>>> That doesn't seem to be working for me.  Will that work with only an
>>> explicit call to render :layout => nil the action?  Do I need to
>>> integrate
>>> views?
>>
>> Didn't realize that layout nil was a declaration at the top.
>>
>> I haven't tried this, but you probably do need to integrate views
>> because it's never getting past the initial render call. That's just a
>> guess.
>
> That didn't work either.  I had to go diving into rails ugliness, per usual:

That's rails beauty. It's just testing rails in isolation ugliness :)

>
>    describe "default layout" do
>      before(:each) do
>        @layout = controller.class.inheritable_attributes["layout"]
>      end
>
>      it "should have a nil layout" do
>        @layout.should be_nil
>      end
>    end
>
> Scott
>
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