[rspec-users] How to use different mocking frameworks?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 18:13:18 EDT 2009


On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Val <vagostino at gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay.  Thanks for your responses.
>
> I guess I'll try splitting them into separate directories.  Will each
> directory automatically include it's own spec_helper.rb?

Not sure I understand that question. You're going to be manually
splitting things up, right?

>
> On Mar 15, 6:09 am, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Andrew Premdas <aprem... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Would it be possible to split the tests into separate runs - a bit like
>> > having two different run configurations with cucumber?
>>
>> If you split the specs w/ rspec-mocks and those w/ mocha in separate
>> dirs, you could run them each manually. Or you could create rake tasks
>> to do it.
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>> > 2009/3/15 David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com>
>>
>> >> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 12:01 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Val <vagost... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> >> Hi,
>>
>> >> >> I'm pretty new to Rspec, so hope someone can help me out with this.
>>
>> >> >> I'm leveraging a couple pre-existing applications in my current
>> >> >> project, both have fairly robust test suites in Rspec already.
>> >> >> However, one is using Rspec's builit in mocking, and the other is
>> >> >> using mocha.
>>
>> >> >> If I set config.mock_with mocha in spec_helper.rb, then all of the
>> >> >> rspec mocks fail.  If I comment this out, all of the specs with mocha
>> >> >> fail.
>>
>> >> >> Is there some way to set the mocking framework on a test and/or file
>> >> >> basis?
>>
>> >> > Nope. Gotta pick one or the other. Reason - diff mock frameworks
>> >> > invade Object in diff ways - mixing and matching is dangerous to your
>> >> > health.
>>
>> >> I mean within one project. Of course you can use rspec/mocks in one,
>> >> mocha in another, flexmock and rr in others.
>>
>> >> >> I've been all over Google, and can't seem to find a resolution
>> >> >> to this.  I really don't want to have to back through and rewrite
>> >> >> someone else's test suite that is already working.
>>
>> >> >> Thanks in advance for your help,
>> >> >> Val
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