[rspec-users] multiple return values with stub
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 12:54:45 EDT 2010
On Apr 30, 2010, at 11:34 AM, Phillip Koebbe wrote:
> I have a helper method
> def login_as(role)
> user = stub_model(User)
> user.stub(:is_administrator?).and_return(role == :admin)
> session[:user_id] = user.id
> which has been dandy until yesterday. I am now working on an admin controller for user maintenance, and in it, I want to do this:
> before :each do
> @some_user = stub_model(User, valid_user_hash)
> which obviously conflicts with the stub in login_as.
> I have experimented with adding .with() to each one, hoping that multiple stubs would be created, but that does not seem to be the case. Is there a way to stub the same method but have it return different values? Or can someone suggest a better way of handling this situation?
Two ways to do it:
1 is documented here; http://rspec.info/documentation/mocks/stubs.html
User.stub(:find_by_id) do |id|
if id == $admin_id
or some such.
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