[rspec-users] be_valid method undefined on model spec

Pedro Brasileiro pedrobrasileiro at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 13:31:37 EST 2010


Try Deal.new.should be_valid?

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 9:19 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:32 PM, Rick <rsalsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'm using rspec-rails and have a simple model spec which fails with
> > the following trace:
> >
> > undefined local variable or method `be_valid' for #<Class:
> > 0x00000102c6e820> (NameError)
> >
> > Full trace: https://gist.github.com/713164
> >
> > The spec is simple:
> >
> > require 'spec_helper'
> >
> > describe Deal do
> >
> >  describe "it should not allow start dates in the past" do
>
> This ^^ creates an example group, but the next line should be in an
> example. Change the line ^^ above to:
>
>  it "should not allow start dates in the past" do
>
> That will create an example (as opposed to a group).
>
> HTH,
> David
>
> >    Deal.new.should be_valid
> >  end
> >
> > end
> >
> >
> > That above fails. I'm running rspec 2.1.0. Any ideas what could be
> > wrong? I'm searched the list and unfortunately haven't found anything
> > similar. Is it that rspec-rails isn't being loaded correctly? All my
> > controller specs work just fine.
> >
> > Thanks!
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