[rspec-users] [rspec] Stubbing partials in view specs
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 09:29:53 EST 2009
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Bart Zonneveld <zuperinfinite at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey list,
> As a good BDDer I want to test my views in isolation.
Sort of. A *good* BDDer wants to *specify* views in isolation. Testing
is for testers :)
> And as a good rails
> programmer, I separate views into partials when needed. So, when testing my
> views, I want to stub out rendering of partials in my views. I'm working on
> upgrading an app from rails 2.1.2 to 2.2.2, using the latest rspec and
> I used to throw template.stub!(:render) in a before(:each) block and be done
> with it
That sounds kinda risky because you could be ignoring partials that
get rendered that you don't want to be rendered.
>, but that doesn't work anymore. I can understand why, but now I have
> to do something like template.stub!(:render).with(hash_including(:partial =>
> anything)). Except for when I'm testing a partial, then I need to replace
> the anything with every partial I'm rendering in my partial.
> Is this the correct way,
Seems like the only way at the moment. Wouldn't call it correct or incorrect.
> or is there perhaps something like
> template.stub_partials :only => , :except =>  ?
Nothing like this exists. Seems like a reasonable idea. Feel free to
submit a feature request, or better yet, a patch to
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