[rspec-users] Speccing module which should be included in controller
matt at mattwynne.net
Wed Mar 18 12:16:14 EDT 2009
On 18 Mar 2009, at 12:03, Harm wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a module ApiAccessControl which is included in all controllers
> which deal with the API. It sees if the users is valid, logs etc etc.
> I want to see if this module does what it is supposed to but I dont
> want to test that in every single controller dealing with the API. So
> I created a file api_access_control_spec.rb with this content:
> require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../spec_helper'
> class ApiAccessControlTestController < ApplicationController
> include ApiAccessControl
> describe ApiAccessControlTestController do
> describe "without valid credentials" do
> it "should respond with a 401 Unauthorized on the GET 'index'" do
> get "index"
> response.response_code.should == 401
> This works by the grace that my routes file has a fallback map.connect
> ':controller/:action/:id'. I never use that fallback only for this
> particular test. Is there anyway to get rid of this entry in my
> I tried something like this is a before block:
> ActionController::Routing::RouteSet.new.add_route("index", :controller
> => "api_access_control_test", :action => "index")
> But that doesn't seem to work. How do you guys test this sort of
See this thread:
It's slow though.
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