[rspec-users] Cucumber - RSpec matcher
pat.maddox at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 13:54:06 EDT 2009
Use should == instead of equal. == is equality, equal is object
identity. You very rarely want to use equal.
>> "foo".equal? "foo"
>> "foo" == "foo"
On Mar 9, 2009, at 10:18 AM, James Byrne wrote:
> I must be missing something obvious here but I cannot seem to see it.
> I have this step definition:
> When /entity named "(.*)" has a legal name "(.*)"/ do |name, legal|
> myentity = Entity.find_by_entity_common_name!(name.hll_keycase)
> myentity.entity_legal_name.should equal legal.hll_keycase
> Which fails with this:
> And the entity named "Myuser" has a legal name "Myuser Legal Name"
> # features/app/models/entities/step_definitions/entity_steps.rb:20
> expected #<ActiveSupport::Multibyte::Chars:0x2b4bb29e73d8
> @wrapped_string="myuser legal name">, got "myuser legal name" (using
> which to me says that I got what I expected (myuser legal name) but
> which fails the equality test nonetheless.
> However, if I switch the test to this:
> Then the step definition passes.
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