[rspec-users] GET a path in a controller spec

J. B. Rainsberger jbrainsberger at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 19:30:13 EST 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 17:02, Nick Hoffman <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> One of my controller actions sends a redirect if the request URI begins
> with /foods/search
>  34  def search
>  35    return redirect_to "/#{params[:name]}" if
> request.request_uri.match /^\/foods\/search/
> Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to spec this.

Do you want to check that search redirects, or the algorithm for
computing the redirect path? I would probably check the algorithm
separately, then stub the algorithm to check the redirect.
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