[rspec-users] cucumber - when to stub/mock

Matthew Van Horn mattvanhorn at gmail.com
Mon May 4 06:49:23 EDT 2009


I followed Bryan's pattern here, and let RSpec reset everything.

http://www.brynary.com/2009/2/3/cucumber-step-definition-tip-stubbing-time


On May 4, 2009, at 3:13 AM, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>
> One thing to be aware of when stubbing: There is no cleanup/revert  
> logic yet in Cucumber. This means that if you stub a class method,  
> it will remain stubbed for subsequent scenarios. This means high  
> risk of coupled scenarios and unpredictable behaviour if you run  
> scenarios in different orders.
>
> If you need a cleanup facility (remove stubbed methods after a  
> scenario), please file a feature request.
>
> Aslak


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