[rspec-users] rspec 2 not cleaning up after examples run?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 11:03:55 EDT 2010


On Jun 28, 2010, at 10:00 AM, Timo Rößner wrote:

> Hey guys,
> 
> I let the code speak for itself:
> 
> Below are my currently failing specs, please don't pay too much
> attention to the specs themselves, I just want to give you a "real
> life example" of what's happening - the only interesting thing about
> the specs is that there is a call to Factory(:challenge) in each of
> them and a before-each-call putting out what's currently in the
> database:
> 
>  describe 'featuring' do
> 
>    before(:each) do
>      puts "Before Each:"
>      puts "Featured Challenges size: #{Challenge.featured.size}"
>      puts "Challenges count: #{Challenge.count}"
>    end
> 
>    it 'should tell if a challenge is featured' do
>      challenge = Factory(:challenge, :feature_position => 1)
>      challenge.should be_featured
>    end
> 
>    it 'should tell if a challenge is not featured' do
>      challenge = Factory(:challenge, :feature_position => 0)
>      challenge.should_not be_featured
>    end
> 
>    it 'should feature a challenge' do
>      challenge = Factory(:challenge)
>      challenge.feature!
>      Challenge.featured.should == [challenge]
>    end
> 
>    it 'should unfeature a challenge' do
>      challenge = Factory(:challenge, :feature_position => 1)
>      challenge.unfeature!
>      Challenge.featured.should be_empty
>    end
>  end
> 
> Now to the interesting part:
> 
> A spec run using rails 2.3.5 and rspec 1:
> 
> bundle exec spec spec/models/challenge_spec.rb
> Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 0
> Challenges count: 0
> .Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 0
> Challenges count: 0
> .Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 0
> Challenges count: 0
> .Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 0
> Challenges count: 0
> ..............................
> 
> -> Looks good.
> 
> Here's the exact same spec run with rspec-2.0.0.beta.13 and
> rails-3.0.0.beta4:
> 
> Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 0
> Challenges count: 0
> Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 1
> Challenges count: 1
> .Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 1
> Challenges count: 2
> Before Each:
> Featured Challenges size: 2
> Challenges count: 3
> 
> So apparently the latest rspec doesn't clean up after examples at all?
> 
> Is this a bug or a feature?

Bug, but please check if it's still true of beta.14.1.

Thx


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