[rspec-users] Recall a example inside another (just like in Cucumber)

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Thu Feb 18 15:11:44 EST 2010


On 18 Feb 2010, at 19:33, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote:

> Hello guys,
>
> I was spec'ing a model and just tried to do something like this
>
>     it "should create a payment with period_start & period_end set  
> correctly" do
>         it "should create a new payment for an approved transaction"
>
>         previous_payment = Payment.find(Payment.last.id-1)
>         just_created_payment = Payment.last
>         #Here, check below for a documentation of how period_start and
>         #period_end should be set as of now:
>         payment.period_start.should == previous_payment.period_end
>         payment.period_end.should ==  previous_payment.period_end +  
> (@subscription.billing_cycle.months).months
>
>
>       end
>
> Calling an already defined example, since this one requires all the  
> tests/objects from the "should created a new payment for an approved  
> transaction".
>
> I know I could just recreted all objects locally or just use a  
> before block, but I think it would be useful if we could do like  
> this just like Cucumber allows with steps.

Why not move the code that's common to the two examples out into a  
before block?

>
> Cheers,
>
> Marcelo.
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cheers,
Matt

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