[rspec-users] specing send_file

vo.x v.ondruch at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 09:20:17 EST 2009

On 23 Ún, 17:30, Stephen Eley <sfe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 5:45 PM, vo.x <v.ondr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello everybody!
> > Im wondering what is the best way of specing action with send file
> > such as:
> I'd probably do it on two fronts.  On the unit test level, you can
> stub it in your setup so that it won't try to send that file every
> time you run tests, then mock it in one particular spec with
> "[yourcontroller].should_receive(:send_file).with([your params])" to
> make sure it's getting called with the right values.
> In your integration tests (with RSpec or Cucumber or Selenium or
> trained gerbils or whatever), have it actually send the file.  Then,
> if you're using RSpec or Cucumber with Webrat, you can check the
> response object to make sure it has the right length, the right
> content-type, and if you want to be thorough, do a checksum on the
> body to make sure the right stuff was sent.
> If you're using Selenium, life's even better: you can look to make
> sure that the file showed up in your Downloads directory (set your
> browser to not prompt you on that file type first) and checksum the
> actual file as it was actually saved.
> Does that make sense?
> --
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Aha, it seems that there is difference between behavior of Rails 2.1
and 2.3. In Rails 2.1 stubbing works like a charm but it fails with
Rails 2.3 :/


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