[rspec-users] RSpec 2: view example groups don't load helpers?
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 18:08:44 EDT 2010
On Jun 19, 2010, at 4:19 PM, Michael Schuerig wrote:
> I'm in the process of moving an app from Rails 2.3.8 to 3. In the view
> spec I'm currently migrating, I get the error
> undefined method `link_to_xyz' for #<ActionView::Base:0x7f2c4c0e4820>
> That method is defined in one of my helpers that are loaded in by the
> app with helpers :all in the ApplicationController.
> Is this intended behavior to force me to mock/stub all my own helpers?
Not at all.
> If not, what do I have to do to make the specs aware of helpers?
helper(MyHelper, :my_helper, 'other_helper')
> I can call view.extend(MyHelper) just before rendering, but that's a bit
> cumbersome if several helpers are involved.
> I'm using rspec-rails 2.0.0.beta.12 with Rails 3.0.0.beta4.
I've got a ticket into rails to make this method work with :all, as documented, but until that's fixed you have to list them all separately. At least you can do it in one statement :)
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