[rspec-users] Missing template in helper specs with a render

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 23:40:59 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 8:41 PM, Charlie Bowman <charlesmbowman at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a helper method that does a "render :partial".  The method works fine
> within the app (Rails 2.3.2).  In rspec (1.2.6) I get an error ("Missing
> template /comments/_comment.erb in view path"
> It seems that rspec when running helper tests doesn't set the view_path so
> rails doens't know where to look for the templates.  Is there a way to run
> helper specs with the same setup as controller specs?

There is no support for rendering in helper specs as of yet. Please
file a feature request if you think there should be. I have,
personally, never rendered from a helper. Anybody else?

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