[rspec-users] class variables different between spec and runtime?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 10:24:33 EST 2009


On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 9:22 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 9:14 AM, Peter Fitzgibbons <
> peter.fitzgibbons at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello Folks,
>>
>> This gist http://gist.github.com/261791 has an example user.rb,
>> user_spec.rb
>> At runtime, this snippet fails
>>
>> u = User.find(123)
>> u.update_with_profile({...})
>> The error occurred while evaluating nil.select):
>>   app/models/user.rb:6:in `moderator_fields'
>>   app/models/user.rb:118:in `update_with_profile'
>>
>> The spec passes all-green.
>>
>> Could you tell me how this might be ?
>>
>
> The user in the spec comes from new_with_profile(), which sets instance
> variables on the User class.
>
> The user in the console comes from find(), and those ivars are not yet set.
>

Also - @params in the User class (in the class methods) is not the same
@params in the User instances (in update_with_profile).

HTH,
David


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>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Peter Fitzgibbons
>> (847) 687-7646
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