[rspec-users] DateTime.now.utc in fixtures

Russell Quinn mail at russellquinn.com
Wed Oct 13 01:54:56 EDT 2010


Great. Thanks for all the answers.

Russell.

On Oct 12, 5:51 am, Rick DeNatale <rick.denat... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 6:06 AM, Thomas R. Koll <tom... at gmx.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
>
> > It might sound strange, but you usually stub Time.now
> > Read here:http://ariejan.net/2008/11/05/rspecing-with-timenow/
>
> I used to do this myself even with Test::Unithttp://talklikeaduck.denhaven2.com/2007/07/18/time-flies-while-youre-...
>
> More recently I've been using timecop
>
> http://github.com/jtrupiano/timecop
>
> It allows time to be either frozen or offset, and it stubs Time,
> DateTime and Date to do the right thing.
>
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