[rspec-users] How to return a value passed by ref to a method

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 10:02:52 EST 2009

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 6:48 AM, Remi Gagnon <rem.gagnon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a recursive method and I want to mock a var passed by ref.
> Object.should_receive(:my_method).and_return"by_ref"(@value)
> Something like that.
> Any idea?

AFAIK, Ruby has no language construct for "by_ref/by_val," so I'm not
sure what you're getting at here. Are you saying that you want the
method to return the value of an @value instance variable in the

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