[rspec-users] Recall a example inside another (just like in Cucumber)
phillipkoebbe at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 15:20:13 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 +
>> Calling an already defined example, since this one requires all the
>> tests/objects from the "should created a new payment for an approved
>> 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?
Or a shared example? I haven't used them much, so I'm only guessing that
it would work.
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