[rspec-users] Shoulda and explicit subject

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 23:43:54 EDT 2010


On Jul 1, 2010, at 10:32 PM, ericindc wrote:
> On Jul 1, 11:10 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 1, 2010, at 9:35 PM, ericindc wrote:
>>> On Jul 1, 10:32 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Jul 1, 2010, at 9:01 PM, ericindc wrote:
>>>>> On Jul 1, 9:47 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> On Jul 1, 2010, at 8:40 PM, ericindc wrote:
>>>>>>> On Jul 1, 3:23 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Jun 30, 2010, at 12:00 PM, ericindc wrote:
>> 
>>>>>>>>> I am trying to use Shoulda matchers with the latest beta version of
>>>>>>>>> RSpec for Rails 3.  I've managed to track down the cause of my errors
>>>>>>>>> to needing to explicitly set the subject, but the Shoulda examples
>>>>>>>>> make no mention of requiring this step.  I've pastied the errors I'm
>>>>>>>>> receiving and adding subject { controller } seems to resolve them.  Is
>>>>>>>>> this behavior expected?
>> 
>>>>>>>>> http://pastie.org/1020788
>> 
>>>>>>>> Have you tried pinging the shoulda maintainers?
>> 
>>>>>>> I have a thread open on their group page as well, but the only
>>>>>>> response received thus far seems to think it's an RSpec issue.
>> 
>>>>>> Link?
>> 
>>>>>>> I am having the same issue in my model tests as well.
>> 
>>>>>> ps - please bottom and/or inline post. Readhttp://idallen.com/topposting.htmlformoreinfo.
>>>>> http://groups.google.com/group/shoulda/browse_thread/thread/9a19ca5f6...
>> 
>>>> Can you show me the version of your code (with the subject workaround) that works?
>>> Here is the full controller spec that is passing...removing the
>>> subject line fails all bu the render_template.
>> 
>>> require 'spec_helper'
>> 
>>> describe HomepageController do
>> 
>>>  describe "routes" do
>>>    it { should route(:get, "/").to(:action => :index) }
>>>  end
>> 
>>>  describe "on GET to :index" do
>>>    before(:each) do
>>>      get :index
>>>    end
>> 
>>>    subject { controller }
>> 
>>>    it { should respond_with(:success) }
>>>    it { should render_template(:index) }
>>>    it { should_not set_the_flash }
>>>  end
>> 
>>> end
>> 
>> It's a shoulda issue, which I've raised (including a patch) in the shoulda tracker:http://github.com/thoughtbot/shoulda/issues/issue/112
>> 
>> Please feel free to follow and comment on that issue.

> Will do, thanks!

And please, please, please stop top-posting!

http://idallen.com/topposting.html

Cheers,
David




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