[rspec-users] rspec 2 helper spec problems

Jim Morris wolfmanjm at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 18:11:23 EST 2010


Never mind sorry for the noise :) Guess I shouldn't have been working
so late at night ;)

I left out the it block!

On Dec 27, 8:39 pm, Jim Morris <wolfma... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I have a working application_helper_spec.rb, and now I created a
> posts_helper_spec.rb in the spec/helpers directory.
>
> But it looks like rspec is not treating it as a helper spec, the
> helper returns null and mocks and stubs are not recognized, and the
> before is not being executed, and even my spec_helper.rb is not seeing
> it as a :type => :helper
>
> (full source inhttps://github.com/wolfmanjm/wolfmanblog_rails)
> Using rspec-rails 2.3.1
>
> the spec is...
>
> require 'spec_helper'
>
> describe PostsHelper do
>
>   before do
>     @post= mock_model(Post)
>   end
>
>   describe '#num_comments with comments' do
>     @post.stub("comments_size").and_return(10)
>     helper.num_comments(@post).should == '10 comments'
>   end
>
>   describe '#num_comments with no comments' do
>     @post.stub("comments_size").and_return(0)
>     helper.num_comments(@post).should == 'no comments'
>   end
> end
>
> > rspec spec/helpers/posts_helper_spec.rb
>
> /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> activesupport-3.0.3/lib/active_support/whiny_nil.rb:48:in
> `method_missing': undefined method `stub' for nil:NilClass
> (NoMethodError)
>         from /home/morris/work/ruby/rails3/wolfmanblog/spec/helpers/
> posts_helper_spec.rb:10
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:131:in `module_eval'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:131:in `subclass'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:118:in `describe'
>         from /home/morris/work/ruby/rails3/wolfmanblog/spec/helpers/
> posts_helper_spec.rb:9
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:131:in `module_eval'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:131:in `subclass'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/example_group.rb:118:in `describe'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/extensions/object.rb:6:in `describe'
>         from /home/morris/work/ruby/rails3/wolfmanblog/spec/helpers/
> posts_helper_spec.rb:3
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:388:in `load'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:388:in
> `load_spec_files'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:388:in `map'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:388:in
> `load_spec_files'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/command_line.rb:18:in `run'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:55:in `run_in_process'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:46:in `run'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/
> rspec-core-2.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:10:in `autorun'
>         from /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2010.02/bin/rspec:19
>
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