[rspec-users] Cookie assignment and reading

Josh Clayton joshua.clayton at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 12:21:20 EDT 2010


David,

Thanks; I thought I was going crazy!  The ticket is here:
https://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/projects/5645-rspec/tickets/1023-cookie-assignment-and-reading-doesnt-work-if-both-occur-in-the-same-spec

Thanks again!

On Jul 1, 3:27 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 29, 2010, at 4:05 PM, Josh Clayton wrote:
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> > Hello all,
>
> > I'm running the latest stable rspec/rspec-rails (1.3.0/1.3.2) in a
> > Rails 2.3.8 app and am having trouble testing that a cookie gets
> > deleted.
>
> > In a semi-convoluted manner, I am essentially running code from the
> > rdoc as such:
>
> >    describe MyController, "GET index" do
> >      let(:cookie_value) { "of course" }
>
> >      it "should delete the cookie" do
> >        cookies[:awesome] = cookie_value
> >        get :index
> >        cookies[:awesome].should == cookie_value
> >      end
> >    end
>
> > This is obviously example code but the outcome effect is the same -
> > trying to find the value of a cookie I set with RSpec fails.  For my
> > specific, real-life example, I'm assigning a cooking and performing a
> > request in the before block and testing that the cookie is deleted.
> > It's passing, but incorrectly (since I haven't performed the deletion
> > in my controller action).
>
> > Any insight would be appreciated; thanks!
>
> That should work. Please file a bug:http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/
>
> Thx,
> David
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