[rspec-users] stub! does not work

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 07:18:25 EST 2010


On Dec 3, 2010, at 5:37 AM, Zhi-Qiang Lei wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> This piece of code does not work. Does anybody know the cause?
> 
> 
>  describe "/loan-events/{source-id}-lend.json" do
>    describe "GET" do
>      it "should call all method of LoanEvent with source_id" do
>        source_id = rand(1000)
>        LoanEvent.should_receive(:all).with(:source_id => source_id.to_s).once
>        get "/loan-events/#{source_id}-lend.json"
>      end
>      it "should return the JSON of this LoanEvent collection" do
>        collection = mock("collection")
>        LoadEvent.stub!(:all).and_return(collection)
>        collection.should_receive(:to_json).with(no_args).once
>        get "/loan-events/#{rand(1000)}-lend.json"
>      end
>    end
>  end
> 
> 
>  1) EIOU::CoreApplication /loan-events/{source-id}-lend.json GET should return the JSON of this LoanEvent collection
>     Failure/Error: LoadEvent.should_receive(:all).and_return({})
>     uninitialized constant RSpec::Core::ExampleGroup::Nested_1::Nested_2::Nested_1::LoadEvent

This failure message ^^ tells you exactly what the problem is. There is no constant named LoadEvent (with a 'd'). I believe you meant to type LoanEvent (with an 'n').

Cheers,
David

>     # ./spec/core_application_spec.rb:42:in `block (4 levels) in <top (required)>'
> 
> 
> Best regards,
> Zhi-Qiang Lei
> zhiqiang.lei at gmail.com



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