[rspec-users] stub! and stubs
pat.maddox at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 04:51:43 EDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Scott Taylor <scott at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 9:14 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>> On Oct 12, 2009, at 9:37 PM, Sam Woodard wrote:
>>> I have an interesting setup: I am using rspec for mocking but I have
>>> mocha installed which give me access to any_instance, expects, etc. The
>>> problem that I am having is that I want to stub out a method for the
>>> duration of a single example, throughout that example but only for that
>>> If I do,
>>> this is not sufficient because valid is called more than once
>>> If I do,
>>> Goal.any_instance.stubs(:valid?).returns(true) then my tests are not
>>> independent but dependent on one another.
>>> Can anyone help?
>> While mocha and rspec's mocks might be compatible for you in some cases,
>> it is purely accidental. I'd strongly recommend you choose one or the other.
>> If any_instance is important to you, I'd choose mocha. If not, choose
>> whichever makes you happier.
> Unless I'm incorrect, this is still a feature request on the lighthouse
> I don't see why we couldn't use something like this code:
> to implement the mixin/mixout feature that we'd need to support different
> frameworks per-example group.
David and I began work in an experimental branch that would make
any_instance easy without any mixin magic (although admittedly it does
do const redefinition magic ;) I should finish that up at some point.
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