[rspec-users] Adding a custom matcher to a controller

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 10:43:28 EST 2009


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Bart Zonneveld <zuperinfinite at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 14-jan-2009, at 12:10, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Bart Zonneveld <zuperinfinite at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hey list,
>>>
>>> I've written a custom matcher (http://gist.github.com/46858) which I'd
>>> like to use in Cucumber specifically.
>>> In my spec_helper, I have required the file where the matcher lives in,
>>> and added it to Spec::Runner.configure.
>>> In one of my cucumber steps, I have:  response.should have_notice("foo").
>>> However, when I run the feature, I get the following error:
>>> undefined method `has_notice?' for
>>> #<ActionController::CgiResponse:0x308fc84> (NoMethodError)
>>> Note the has_notice?...
>>>
>>> Any ideas on how to add this matcher to the response?
>>
>> World do |world|
>>  world.extend(Matchers)
>>  world
>> end
>
> Thanks, now my matcher did get included. However, I'm trying to use have_tag
> (as in http://gist.github.com/46868), and I get this error:
> undefined method `have_tag' for #<Matchers::HaveNotice:0x2e4a5c8>
> (NoMethodError)
> Any ideas on how to make have_tag available in my custom matcher?

Gotta include the rspec-rails matchers as well (or webrat if you're
using those).

>
> thanks,
> bartz
>
>> Documented here:
>>
>> http://wiki.github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/a-whole-new-world
>
> Not particularly useful in this case, but if I have some spare time today,
> I'll try to update the docs.
>
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