[rspec-users] Cucumber - stub! or mock?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 11:06:00 EDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Luke Melia <luke at lukemelia.com> wrote:
> On Sep 15, 2008, at 4:35 PM, Pat Maddox wrote:
>
>> I don't think you're really supposed to mock or stub when using cucumber.
>
> We need to stub time in some of our scenarios, which exist to to verify
> behavior over time. We're looking into a before/after to support
> mocking/stubbing for this scenario.

There's no direct hooks into the mock framework and I don't think
there should be, but you can roll your own in the supplied
Before/After methods:

Before do
  #do some magic w/ time
end

After do
  #undo some magic w/ time
end

Those run before and after every scenario.

>
> Cheers,
> Luke
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