[rspec-users] [Cucumber] ssl requirement

s.ross cwdinfo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 21:07:00 EST 2009

I have a fix to SslRequirement that allows you to exclude user- 
specified domain names. It's quite likely that you won't want to use  
SSL on some machines when in development. In any case, I have a bear  
of a time with the Rails Test::Unit setup so that part's missing, but  
look over:



On Feb 14, 2009, at 8:05 AM, James Byrne wrote:

> Wincent Colaiuta wrote:
>>   # always return false for tests
>>   return false if RAILS_ENV == 'test'
>> I brand this as "hideous" because it commits the heinous crime of
>> dynamically modifying application behaviour only when execution  
>> within
>> the testing context is detected. Ugh.
>> For the time being, though, looks like the only way to get my  
>> Cucumber
>> features working. At least until I find out a better way.
>> Cheers,
>> Wincent
> I am reluctant to go forward on this because I have not yet dealt with
> this problem first hand.  However, I looked into this issue briefly in
> the past and it seemed to me that the behaviour you wish to test might
> be triggered by setting one or more of the following environment
> variables. Since you can set these outside your application code then
> this might satisfy your desire to avoid custom test code therein.
> It appears that either one of these is sufficient by itself:
> HTTPS = ‘on’
> I read somewhere that this one might prove necessary in addition to  
> the
> foregoing.
> As I wrote, I have not tested any of this.
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