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

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Tue Sep 30 11:26:14 EDT 2008

On Sep 30, 2008, at 11:06 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> 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.

How would you do this?  I guess you could just require spec/mocks/ 
mock, mock / stub as usual, and then in the After block call  
Spec::Mocks::Space#reset_all ?


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